Lamb, Lentil & Arugula Piadini –

Lamb, Lentil & Arugula Piadini

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October 4, 2018

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  • Yields: 10


  1. Split lentils into two equal portions. Puree one half and set aside.
  2. For the lamb lentil blend, sauté the sliced onion in 2 oz (57 mL) of oil until translucent. Add chili, garlic, lamb, and cumin. Brown the meat until cooked through. Add lentils and toss to heat and incorporate with seasoning. Add lemon juice and half of the lemon zest.
  3. Mix harissa paste with 4 oz of olive oil, set aside.
  4. Brush naan with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper before grilling marks on them.
  5. Spread a layer of lentil puree onto grilled naan bread.
  6. In a mixing bowl, add cooked lamb lentil blend, arugula, olives, drained pickled onions, carrot, and residual lemon zest with the harissa oil. Toss to evenly mix and season with salt and pepper as needed. Add this topping over the lentil puree on each naan bread.
  7. Consume immediately.


28 oz (850 g) split red lentils, cooked, divided

2 yellow onions, sliced thin

16 oz (455 mL) extra virgin olive oil, divided

2 Serrano chile, minced

8 cloves, garlic, freshly minced, divided

24 oz (750 g) lamb, ground

4 Tbsp (40 mL) cumin, ground

4 lemons, zested and juiced, divided

24 oz (750 g) arugula

4 oz (125 g) Kalamata olives, diced

16 oz (500 g) pickled red onion

4 carrots, cello, shredded

4 oz (125 g) harissa paste, prepared

10 whole wheat naan flatbreads


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1 piadini
Sodium1370 mg
Potassium1119 mg
Protein32 g
Cholesterol50 mg
Sugar11 g
Total Fat45 g
Saturated Fat11 g
Total Carbohydrates79 g
Dietary Fiber4 g