Greek Nachos

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


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


  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.
Photo & Recipe: American Lamb Board

Categories: American Lamb, Ground Lamb, Lamb