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Barbecue Lamb Pita Pizza

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Quick Facts

Servings: 8
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: 15 min.
Total: 30 min.
Barbecue sauce, pineapples, and cayenne pepper contribute to the sweet and spicy flavors of these lamb pizzas.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped bell pepper
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 pound ground American Lamb
  • 4 teaspoons garlic salt
  • 2 cups bottled barbecue sauce, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 8 pita breads (5 to 7-inch)
  • 8 canned pineapple slices, cut in half
  • 1 cup shredded provolone cheese

Directions

  • Spray a medium skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Add bell pepper and onion, cook over medium-high heat for 2 minutes. Add lamb, garlic salt and cook until brown, stirring to crumble. Drain well.
  • In bowl, mix together barbecue sauce and cayenne pepper.
  • Add 1 cup barbecue sauce mixture to cooked lamb. Spread 2 tablespoons remaining barbecue sauce on each pita bread.
  • Top each pita bread with 4 pieces pineapple and 1/2 cup lamb mixture. Sprinkle each pita with 2 tablespoons cheese.
  • Bake in 400° F oven until topping is hot and cheese is melted. Cut each pizza into 4 or 8 wedges.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 471
  Calories from Fat 185 (39%)
(32%)Total Fat 21g
(45%)Saturated Fat 9g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 7g
(18%)Cholesterol 53mg
(86%)Sodium 2054mg
(14%)Potassium 479mg
Total Carbohydrate 53g
(28%)Dietary Fiber 7g
Sugars 12g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(43%)Protein 22g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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