Beetroot Hummus & Lamb Flatbreads
Beetroot Hummus & Lamb Flatbreads


For the Beetroot Hummus:

1 can chickpeas (drained and rinsed)

1 packet McCain Diced Beetroot

2 cloves garlic

Zest and juice of 1 lemon

3 Tbsp tahini

3 Tbsp olive oil

¼ tsp salt

1 tsp cumin powder


For the Flatbread:

2 cups self-raising flour

Good pinch salt

2 Tbsp olive oil

1 cup double cream plain yoghurt


For the Lamb:

500g lean lamb mince

1 large onion (sliced)

2 Tbsp olive oil

1 Tbsp ground garlic paste

1 tsp ground green chillies (optional)

1 Tbsp coriander powder

1 Tbsp cumin powder

1 tsp paprika powder 1

/2 tsp cinnamon powder

1 tsp salt

2 Tbsp lemon juice


For the Yoghurt sauce:

- 1 cup plain yoghurt



Sumac/ Za'atar Spice

Micro Beetroot leaves/ Mint leaves





Prep Time: 15 -20 minutes

Cooking Time: 50 - 60 minutes

Serves: 4


  1. Bind the sifted flour and yoghurt by hand, add in oil and tie together. (Do not overwork dough.)
  2. Divide into 4 and on a lightly floured surface, roll out into medium thick flatbreads.
  3. Poke all over with a fork and bake in a preheated oven at 180°C for 10min.
  4. In a pot on medium heat, braise the onion till lightly golden.
  5. Add in powdered spices, garlic and chillies and braise till fragrant for a few seconds.
  6. Now add in the washed & drained mince & lemon juice, mix together and braise well.
  7. Add in half a cup of water & cook till no liquid remains.
  8. Place the frozen beetroot in a microwave safe bowl, then clingwrap closed and poke a hole in the wrap.
  9. Cook for 7 1/2 minutes until tender.
  10. In a food processor, add in the chickpeas, beetroot and all other ingredients to make hummus.
  11. Blend until smooth
  12. Spread the hummus onto prepared flatbread bases, then spread on cooked lamb mince.
  13. Place the pizzas into the oven for a further 10 minutes.
  14. Remove from oven, drizzle over yoghurt. Then sprinkle over sumac/ za'atar spice.
  15. Lastly garnish with mint or micro greens, slice and serve.

Variations, Hints and Tips

We used the Philips XYZ Ulti Blender Magic Mixer

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