Lamb Nachos… just saying that makes me hungry!! Who doesn’t love a giant heap of nachos!?! I adore them! Except, I am not a fan of cheese unless of course it’s on pizza but even then, it needs to be the thinnest layer of cheese going!
So, due to my cheese aversion I have been playing around with recipes for this simple but tasty snack and came up with the below. I absolutely love it! It’s a huge crowd pleaser when you have guests over. If you have a middle eastern party night coming up give these a go and let me know what you think!
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Persian Lamb Nacho Recipe
2 packs of soft tortilla – sliced into triangles and baked until golden and crunchy
1kg lamb mince
2 white onions peeled and diced
3rd cup of pine nuts
1 tsp turmeric
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp cumin seeds
A handful of pomegranate seeds to decorate
Warm hummus – chickpeas (recipe on my blog under starters)
Heat a heavy bottomed pan and fry off the onions until soft and clear
Add the lamb mince and fry for around 30 minutes on a low heat constantly stirring until all the meat is singular
Add the dry spices and pine nuts and fry off for another 5 minutes
Whilst this is cooking, arrange the nachos onto a plate and dollop large spoons full of hummus onto them
Take the meat off the heat and add on top of the nachos. Decorate and serve 🙂 Nooshe jaan!