Turkish Lamb & Aubergine Pizza Turkish Lamb & Aubergine Pizza

Turkish Lamb & Aubergine Pizza

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Hungry kids? Keep them satisfied with this brilliant lamb and aubergine pizza that is ready in less than half an hour, and works well for home-schooled lunches too. Our suggestion? Get creative with the toppings and keep your kids entertained – while making a healthy meal that they’ll love.

Preparation: 10 mins 
Cooking: 15 mins
  • 3 lamb leg steaks, trimmed (300g) and cut into thin strips
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 red onion, peeled and finely sliced
  • 1 aubergine, trimmed and cut into small cubes
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
  • 1 teaspoon ground paprika
  • Salt and freshly milled black pepper
  • 400g ready rolled pizza dough
  • 150ml tomato passata

To Serve

  • 80g feta cheese
  • 1½ tablespoons freshly chopped mint
  • 1 tablespoon honey

• Preheat the oven 220°C, 200°C Fan, Gas Mark 8.

• Heat half the oil in a large non-stick frying pan over a high heat. Quickly fry the lamb for 2 minutes until brown. Transfer to a plate.

• Add onion to the frying pan and cook until soft, add the aubergine and cook for 5-6 minutes until golden and then add garlic and paprika. Cook for a minute and season.

• Unroll the pizza dough onto a large oven or pizza tray (30cm x 8cm)

• Use a spoon to smear passata onto the pizza dough, top with cooked onion, aubergine and lamb.

• Place in a hot oven for 10 minutes until crisp.

• Crumble over the feta cheese,then sprinkle over the herbs. Drizzle with a little honey before serving.

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