Harissa Spiced Lamb Pittas with Dill Yoghurt

Stuff pitta bread with harissa spiced lamb and top with a dill yoghurt.


200g FAGE Total 0%

300g carrots, peeled & coarsely grated

½ orange, zest & juice

1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

75g stoned soft dates, chopped

1 tbsp sunflower oil

1 red onion, thinly sliced

3 cloves garlic, crushed

350g extra lean lamb mince

2 tsp harissa paste


  1. In a bowl, mix the carrots, orange zest and juice, olive oil and dates and season well. Set aside for at least 10 minutes or up to a day ahead.
  2. Heat sunflower oil in a large frying pan, add the onion and cook over a medium-high heat for 5-6 minutes until golden brown. Add 2 cloves garlic and the mince and cook, stirring for 3-4 minutes. Add harissa paste and 2 tbsp water and cook for a further minute.
  3. Meanwhile, mix together the remaining garlic, yoghurt and dill. Using a vegetable peeler, pare the cucumber into long ribbons, discarding the seedy middle.
  4. Slice the pittas and fill with carrot, mince, cucumber and the dill yoghurt.