Crackerbread Crust Pizza with Feta

Makes 6 servings

Ingredients:

Meat Mixture:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound finely ground lamb or ground turkey
  • 1 (14 1/2-ounce) can diced tomatoes with garlic and onion, drained
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 3/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Mint or cilantro leaves for garnish, finely shredded, optional

 

  • 6 5-inch crackerbread rounds
  • 3 tablespoons kalamata olives, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons pinenuts
  • 6 ounces (about 1 cup) feta cheese, crumbled

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 400°F. Heat olive oil in 10" skillet. Add lamb, breaking up into fine pieces. Cook until just brown. Add lamb mixture ingredients through salt and pepper. Cook at simmer until quite dry and flavors are developed, about 15 minutes.

Place crackerbread rounds on baking sheet. Divide lamb mixture over each. Sprinkle divided portions of olives, pinenuts and feta over. Bake 8-10 minutes or until cracker crust is brown and feta is soft and warm. Sprinkle with cilantro or mint, if desired. Serve immediately.

Photo & recipe courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.