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Lahmadjoun (Armenian Meat Pie, Pizza)

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Lahmadjoun is an amazingly delicious version of pizza. An easy to prepare baked recipe, Lahmadjoun is a dish that you will surely love to talk about with us.
Ingredients
  All purpose flour 5 Cup (80 tbs), sifted
  Dry yeast 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lukewarm water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Ground beef/Lamb 2 Pound
  Green peppers 2 , finely chopped
  Parsley 1 Bunch (100 gm), finely chopped
  Onion 1 , finely chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Allspice 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1 Teaspoon
  Tomato paste 4 Tablespoon
  Canned whole tomatoes 28 Ounce
Directions

To Prepare Meat Filling:
Chop all vegetables very fine, or put them through the medium blade of a meat grinder.
Mix together meat, vegetables and seasonings, as well as tomato paste, whole tomatoes with juice and lemon juice.
Blend well.
To Prepare Dough:
Sift flour into large bowl.
Dissolve yeast as directed on the package, using 1 cup of the lukewarm water in recipe.
Combine dissolved yeast, remaining 1/2 cup water, oil and salt; stir and pour over flour.
Blend well and knead dough into a soft smooth dough.
Dough should be softer than bread dough.
Cover; let stand 1 or 2 hours, until double in size.
Punch down dough.
Divide into 36 to 40 balls.
Roll out each ball on a well floured board into very thin 6 to 7 inch circles.
Arrange on greased baking sheets.
Spread evenly with the meat mixture, right to the edge of the circle, and press down lightly with fingers.
Bake in a 500 degree oven for 6 to 8 minutes on a wire rack.
Stack two together and cover pies to prevent from drying.
Combine in this manner until dough and meat mixture is used.
Serve hot with tossed salad.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Gourmet

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