Lebanese meat pies akaSubmitted by: CINDY603
Introductionthese lower fat meat "pizzas" are great to take to picnics or on trips or to make for dinner. Keep the family out of the kitchen or you won't have any left for dinner!! The cooking takes a little finesse, but it's worth the effort. these lower fat meat "pizzas" are great to take to picnics or on trips or to make for dinner. Keep the family out of the kitchen or you won't have any left for dinner!! The cooking takes a little finesse, but it's worth the effort.
1 onion, cut in fourths
1 tomato, cut in fourths
12 oz ground beef
1/2 tsp allspice
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
refrigerated biscuit dough (I prefer Pillsbury) about 3 rolls (30 biscuits)
Spray a cookie sheet or the bottom of your broiler pan with cooking spray and flatten each biscuit onto the pan to about 3 inches diameter--use one roll at a time, 10 biscuits per batch. Add about 1 tablespoon of the meat mixture onto the center of each biscuit and spread it out with your fingers or a spoon.
Place in a 350 oven for about 8 minutes, until the biscuits start to puff, but are not yet done, and the bottom is starting to brown.
Turn the oven to broil, or place the pies under the broiler (Depending on your oven) and broil about 4 minutes, until the meat looks done and the edges of the biscuits are brown but not burnt. Remove from oven and remove from cookie sheet with a spatula. Repeat this process with each biscuit roll (you may want to re-spray the pan). These are traditionally eaten with plain yogurt. Bon apetit! Nutrition info is per biscuit. If there is a little meat left over but not enough for another roll, spread it on a half pita bread or tortilla and just broil until the meat is done. Great sandwich!!