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20 minutes
One pot wonder

Spiced Middle Eastern-Style Ground Beef Platter

with Hummus, Chopped Salad & Pita

Cooking time

20 minutes

Servings

2/4

Calories

750 /serving

It takes just a little spice to capture the warmth of Middle Eastern climes, and our top-shelf blend has what it takes. Fragrant with coriander, cumin and turmeric, it binds perfectly with browned ground beef in this alluring platter. Serve the meaty goodness on a layer of delicious hummus, and pop a bright tomato, cucumber and radish salad on top. For a last touch, introduce springy wedges of pita warmed in the oven and destined to scoop up all that comforting goodness.

We will send you:

  • 285g Ground beef
  • 3 Garlic cloves
  • 2 Scallions
  • 2 Cucumbers
  • 1 Lemon
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • 90g Radishes
  • 200g Hummus
  • 4 Pita
  • 6g Sense of the Sahara spices (turmeric, allspice, cumin, black pepper, coriander, spices)

Contains: Sesame, Wheat

You will need:

Large pan
Zester
Olive oil
Salt & pepper (S&P)
Oil
Total Fat
37 g
Saturated Fat
10 g
Sodium
620 mg
Total Carb
64 g
Sugars
6 g
Protein
44 g
Fibre
11 g
Preparation
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Mise en place
Preheat the oven to 350°F. Zest and juice the lemon. Small-dice the cucumbers and tomatoes. Medium-dice the radishes. Mince the garlic. Remove the root ends of the scallions; thinly slice, separating the white bottoms and green tops.
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Cook the beef
In a large pan, heat a drizzle of oil on medium-high. Sauté the garlic and white bottoms of the scallions, 30 sec. to 1 min., until fragrant. Add the beef*; season with all but a pinch of the spices and S&P. Cook, breaking up the meat, 4 to 6 min., until browned and cooked through. Set aside in a warm spot.
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Make the salad
In a medium bowl, combine the tomatoes, cucumbers, radishes, up to 1 tbsp lemon juice (double for 4 portions) and the lemon zest. Drizzle with olive oil; season with the remaining spices and S&P. Toss well.
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Warm the pita
Warm the pita directly on an oven rack, 1 to 2 min., until soft and pliable. Transfer to a cutting board.
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Plate your dish
Divide the hummus between your plates and spread out in a circular motion. Top with the beef and a spoonful of salad. Garnish with the green tops of the scallions and a drizzle of olive oil. Cut the pita into wedges and serve on the side with any remaining salad. Bon appétit!

*Health Canada recommends cooking ground beef to a minimum internal temperature of 71°C.