Lamp Pizza Recipe

Lamb is of the tasty meat among dishes. It can be used up as the main dish or an addition to a side dish or even come as a topping in pizzas! Try this recipe from Angus Fergusson that shows us that lamb is a delicious and a very filling topping to pizza.

Ingredients:

3 green onions, finely chopped

1/3 cup packed mint leaves, finely chopped

1/4 cup packed parsley, finely chopped

2 garlic cloves, minced

300 g lean ground lamb

2 tbsp tomato paste

1/2 tsp hot-red-chili-flakes

1/2 tsp salt

1 large thin pizza crust, about 12 inch

2 tbsp lemon juice

2 tbsp tahini

2 cups packed baby arugula

1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved

1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion


Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 450F. Set a rack on a baking sheet.
  2. Combine green onions with 1/4 cup mint, parsley and garlic in a large bowl. Stir in lamb, tomato paste, chili flakes and salt just until combined. Season with pepper.
  3. Spread lamb mixture over pizza crust, right to the edges, until even. Lay pizza on rack.
  4. Bake in centre of oven until lamb is cooked through, about 10 min.
  5. Stir lemon juice with tahini in a small bowl. Stir in 2 tbsp water. Season with pepper.
  6. Combine arugula with tomatoes, red onion and remaining mint in a medium bowl. Transfer hot pizza to a cutting board and let stand 5 min. Top with arugula-tomato mixture, drizzle with tahini dressing, then cut into 8 wedges.


Posted by Diane Araga, on March 2, 2013 at 9:00 AM