Greek Lamb Pita Pockets

Feta Pita
President Spreadable Feta

Ingredients

  • 1 lb (500 g) lean ground lamb
  • 1 cup (250 mL) diced red onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 1/3 cups (325 mL) quartered grape tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) sliced, pitted kalamata olives
  • 1 1/2 tbsp (22 mL) chopped fresh oregano
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 4 (6-inch/15 cm) pitas with pockets
  • 1 (185 g) pkg PRÉSIDENT Spreadable Feta
  • 2 cups (500 mL) shredded romaine lettuce

Directions

1. In a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat sauté lamb, onion and garlic, breaking up meat with a spoon, for 5 minutes or until meat is no longer pink. Drain off any excess grease if necessary. Stir in tomatoes, olives and oregano. Cook 5 minutes longer. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

2. Cut each pita in half to make 2 pockets. Spread cheese equally in each piece. Fill pockets with meat mixture and lettuce.

Information

PREPARATION TIME: 20 minutes
COOKING TIME: 10 minutes
MAKES: 4 servings

Greek Lamb Pita Pockets

Feta Pita
President Spreadable Feta

Ingredients

  • 1 lb (500 g) lean ground lamb
  • 1 cup (250 mL) diced red onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 1/3 cups (325 mL) quartered grape tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) sliced, pitted kalamata olives
  • 1 1/2 tbsp (22 mL) chopped fresh oregano
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 4 (6-inch/15 cm) pitas with pockets
  • 1 (185 g) pkg PRÉSIDENT Spreadable Feta
  • 2 cups (500 mL) shredded romaine lettuce

Directions

1. In a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat sauté lamb, onion and garlic, breaking up meat with a spoon, for 5 minutes or until meat is no longer pink. Drain off any excess grease if necessary. Stir in tomatoes, olives and oregano. Cook 5 minutes longer. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

2. Cut each pita in half to make 2 pockets. Spread cheese equally in each piece. Fill pockets with meat mixture and lettuce.

Information

PREPARATION TIME: 20 minutes
COOKING TIME: 10 minutes
MAKES: 4 servings