Lebanese meatball pocket

Experience authentic Lebanese flavours at home with these quick and easy meatball pockets! Full of fresh ingredients, this makes a great family lunch or dinner.

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 15 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Lebanese meatball pocket
  • 500 gram minced (ground) beef
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup stale breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 packaged pitta bread
  • 1/3 cup packaged hummus
  • 1 cup packaged tabbouleh


Lebanese meatball pocket
  • 1
    Combine beef, egg and stale breadcrumbs in a medium bowl; roll rounded tablespoons of mixture into balls, flatten slightly.
  • 2
    Cook meatballs in a heated oiled large frying pan until browned and cooked through.
  • 3
    Cut 4 pitta bread in half horizontally. Spread pittas with hummus, top with meatballs and tabbouleh.

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