MOROCCAN LAMB SAUSAGE GRILLED FLATBREAD PIZZAS

Ingredients Weight Measure
Ground lamb 8 oz.
TABASCO® brand Garlic Pepper Sauce 1 Tbsp.
Cumin 1/2 tsp.
Cinnamon 1/4 tsp.
Paprika 1 tsp.
Garlic powder 1/2 tsp.
Orange zest 1/2 tsp.
Black pepper 1/2 tsp.
Salt 1-1/2 tsp.
Pocketless pita bread, whole wheat, 8" 4 ea.
Olive oil, divided 5 Tbsp.
Hummus 2 cups
Feta cheese, crumbled 1 cup
Black olives 1/2 cup
Tomato, 1/2" dice 1 cup
Roasted red pepper, 1/2" dice 1 cup
Cilantro, chopped 4 tsp.
Mint, chopped 4 tsp.
Lemon, cut into wedges 1 ea.

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F and preheat grill or grill pan.
  2. Make sausage: Combine ground lamb, TABASCO® Garlic Pepper Sauce, cumin, cinnamon, paprika, garlic powder, orange zest, black pepper and salt. Mix well until thoroughly combined. Heat 1 Tbsp. olive oil in a large sauté pan over medium-high heat. Add lamb sausage, breaking it apart as it cooks. Cook sausage until medium rare, remove from pan and drain excess fat.
  3. Brush 1 side of each pita bread with 1 Tbsp. olive oil. Grill on both sides over medium heat.
  4. Place the pitas on a baking tray. Spread the oiled side of each pita with an even layer of hummus. Next top with crumbled lamb sausage, feta cheese, black olives, tomatoes and roasted peppers. Bake in oven for 8-10 minutes.
  5. Remove pizzas from oven and sprinkle with cilantro and mint. Squeeze fresh lemon juice over pizzas and cut each into 4 pieces.

Yield: 4, 8" individual pizzas