Greek Nachos

Servings:
4
Prep Time:
20 mins.
Cook Time:
10 mins.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds ground American Lamb
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped onions
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon dry oregano
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed, toasted fennel seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • Kosher salt, as needed
  • 6 cups plain pita chips
  • 1 cup diced ripe tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup sliced scallions
  • 1/2 cup crumbled plain feta
  • 1/2 cup sliced pitted Kalamata olives
  • 1/2 cup non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 4 mint sprigs

Preparation

  1. In a large skillet, cook lamb over medium-high heat until almost completely browned, approximately 4 to 5 minutes, stirring often.
  2. Stir in onions, garlic, oregano, paprika, fennel and pepper; continue to cook 4 to 5 minutes, until the onions are almost golden. Adjust seasoning with salt. Remove from heat; keep warm until ready to serve.
  3. For each serving, place 1 1/2 cups warmed pita chips in a wide soup plate; top with 1 cup lamb-onion mixture. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup tomatoes, 2 tablespoons scallions, 2 tablespoons feta and 2 tablespoons olives. Top with 2 tablespoons yogurt and garnish with a sprig of mint. Serve hot.


Source: American Lamb Board