Ground Lamb and Hummus Pita Pizzas |

Ground Lamb and Hummus Pita Pizzas

These are a great Greek spin on traditional pizzas! This lighter version utilizes ground lamb, pitas, hummus, and tomatoes. 
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 353kcal
Author Julie Wampler


  • 6 ounces ground lamb
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes, canned and drained
  • 1 1/2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2: 6 inch pitas, cut in half
  • 1/2 cup garlic hummus
  • Handful chopped parsley
  • 1 tbsp pine nuts, toasted


  • Preheat boiler to high.
  • Heat a skillet over medium-high heat and add the lamb to the pan. Cook for 3 minutes, or until browned, breaking apart the lamb into crumbles with your spatula/wooden spoon. Remove lamb from skillet.
  • Add oil to the same pan and sauté onion for 2-3 minutes then stir in garlic, cumin, dried oregano, salt, and ground cinnamon. Stir to mix well then stir in the 1/2 cup of water and diced tomatoes. Bring to a simmer and then stir in the cooked lamb. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in the lemon juice.
  • Split the two pitas into 2 rounds. Place pita rounds on a baking sheet and broil 1 minute on each side, or until crisp. Make sure you watch it carefully!
  • Spread 2 tbsp. of hummus on each round, top with ground lamb mixture and garnish with parsley and pine nuts.


Source: Cooking Light, August 2013
Nutrition Facts
Ground Lamb and Hummus Pita Pizzas
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 353 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 19g38%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. 


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 353kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 18g | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g