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    Author and journalist Anissa Helou discovered this recipe during one of her many trips through the markets and bazaars of the Mediterranean region.

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 teaspoon active dry yeast
    • 1/2 cup warm water (110 degrees)
    • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for kneading
    • 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt
    • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1 medium onion, very finely chopped
    • 1 large tomato, peeled and finely diced
    • 7 ounces (about 1 cup) lean ground lamb
    • 1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice, or more to taste
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
    • 1/8 teaspoon finely ground black pepper
    • Coarse salt

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 234 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 4 g 6.27%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 2.86%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 134 mg 5.6%
    • Calcium: 13 mg 1.31%
    • Potassium: 72 mg 2.05%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 14.38%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 42 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 7.02%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 6 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0.19%
    • Vitamin C 0.53%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total3 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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