The typical North African flavours are unmistakable in this dish. Ideally accompanied by tomatoes, salad, lemon wedges and yogurt.

Minced lamb pittas
Lamb pittas
Servings:Serves 2
Calories per serving:1031
Ready in:30 minutes
Prep. time:10 minutes
Cook time:20 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:31st October 2012

Best recipe review

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We don't often have lamb, and minced, even less. This is a great way to use it and it's not too greasy.

Paul R Smith


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to garnish


  1. Powder the coriander, cumin, (cinnamon if sticks) in a coffee grinder.
  2. Heat the oil in a frying pan, add the onion, garlic and all of the spices and gently stir fry for 7 minutes.
  3. Turn up the heat a little and add the lamb. Fry for 9 minutes, stirring often.
  4. Stir in the fresh coriander and serve.

Serving suggestions

Serve in pitta breads with a little salad and sliced tomaotes, sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve with yogurt as a side dish

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