Turkish lamb pizzas recipe | LEBANESE RECIPES

Turkish lamb pizzas in a serving dish

Makes 36
20 mins cook

These flavour packed bite-sized pizzas make the ultimate finger food for dinner parties. Full of punchy Turkish spices and tender sliced lamb, these little pastries can be on the table in under 30 minutes.


Turkish lamb pizzas
2 tbspolive oil
1 tspground cumin
1 tspground coriander
2 clovesgarlic, crushed
1 lemon, juice
300 glamb backstrap
3 sheets frozen shortcrust pastry, thawed
1 capsicum, char-grilled, peeled, chopped
1/2 cupsliced black olives
2 tbspbasil pesto


Turkish lamb pizzas

1. In a bowl, combine 1 tablespoon oil with cumin, coriander, garlic and juice. Add lamb, turning to coat. Marinate in fridge 1-2 hours.

2. Heat remaining oil in a frying pan over medium, cook lamb 3-5 minutes each side. Set aside, covered.

3. Using a 6cm cutter, cut 12 rounds from each pastry sheet. Pinch together two sides of each pastry to form a boat.

4. Slice lamb thinly, mix with capsicum and olives. Fill each pastry with lamb mixture. Bake 8-10 minutes, until golden and heated through. Serve topped with a little pesto.

If you prefer, buy char-grilled capsicum from the deli.

Recipe by Women’s Day

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