Lamb and Spinach Pita Pizza

Here's another great recipe for all of you lamb lovers out there. Try these lamb and spinach pita pizzas, you won't regret it! Recipe courtesy of nutritiouseats.com

Lamb and Spinach Pita Pizza
 4 whole wheat Toufayan brand pita bread
 8 oz ground lamb, organic if possible
 1/2 cup diced red onion
 2 cloves garlic diced (1/2 tsp reserved for the yogurt sauce)
 1/2 cup fresh diced tomatoes
 1/2 tsp oregano
 1/2 tsp cumin
 1/4 tsp garlic powder
 1/4 tsp coriander
 1/8 tsp cinnamon
 1/2 tsp salt
Other ingredients for topping pizza
 4 tbsp marinara sauce
 2 cups fresh baby spinach
 4 tbsp fresh mint
 6 tbsp crumbled feta
For the yogurt sauce
 4 tbsp plain Skyr or Greek yogurt
 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
 1/2 tsp of the reserved minced garlic
 pinch of salt
1

In a medium skillet, heat 1 teaspoon olive oil. Add the onions, lamb, garlic and sauté for about 4 minutes, breaking lamb up with a wooden spoon. Add tomatoes, spices and salt, continue to stir and break apart and cook an additional 5 minutes or until cooked through. Set aside.

2

While meat is cooking, heat pita bread in a 400 degree oven for about 5 minutes. You will want them a little firm, but not all the way toasted. Remove from oven.

3

Whisk together yogurt, lemon juice, garlic and salt. Set aside.

4

Spread 1 tablespoon tomato sauce per pita, top with 1/2 cup fresh spinach, divide meat mixture evenly amongst the four pitas.

5

Top with 11/2 tablespoons each of crumbled feta. Place pitas back in oven for about 4-5 minutes or until hot. Remove and top with fresh minced mint and drizzle each with some yogurt sauce.

Ingredients

 4 whole wheat Toufayan brand pita bread
 8 oz ground lamb, organic if possible
 1/2 cup diced red onion
 2 cloves garlic diced (1/2 tsp reserved for the yogurt sauce)
 1/2 cup fresh diced tomatoes
 1/2 tsp oregano
 1/2 tsp cumin
 1/4 tsp garlic powder
 1/4 tsp coriander
 1/8 tsp cinnamon
 1/2 tsp salt
Other ingredients for topping pizza
 4 tbsp marinara sauce
 2 cups fresh baby spinach
 4 tbsp fresh mint
 6 tbsp crumbled feta
For the yogurt sauce
 4 tbsp plain Skyr or Greek yogurt
 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
 1/2 tsp of the reserved minced garlic
 pinch of salt

Directions

1

In a medium skillet, heat 1 teaspoon olive oil. Add the onions, lamb, garlic and sauté for about 4 minutes, breaking lamb up with a wooden spoon. Add tomatoes, spices and salt, continue to stir and break apart and cook an additional 5 minutes or until cooked through. Set aside.

2

While meat is cooking, heat pita bread in a 400 degree oven for about 5 minutes. You will want them a little firm, but not all the way toasted. Remove from oven.

3

Whisk together yogurt, lemon juice, garlic and salt. Set aside.

4

Spread 1 tablespoon tomato sauce per pita, top with 1/2 cup fresh spinach, divide meat mixture evenly amongst the four pitas.

5

Top with 11/2 tablespoons each of crumbled feta. Place pitas back in oven for about 4-5 minutes or until hot. Remove and top with fresh minced mint and drizzle each with some yogurt sauce.

Lamb and Spinach Pita Pizza