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Ground beef pizza boats (Peinirli)

  • Egg Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.

  • Nuts Free Diet

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For the dough

  • In a mixer’s bowl add the water, yeast, and sugar, and mix with a hand whisk. Allow 10 minutes for the yeast to be activated.
  • Add the flours, salt, olive oil, and beat with the hook attachment on medium speed for 5-6 minutes, until a nice dough is formed.
  • Transfer the dough into a greased bowl, cover with plastic wrap, and allow one hour for it to rise and double in volume.  

For the ground beef

  • Place a deep pan over medium-high heat.
  • Add 1 tablespoon olive oil, the onion finely chopped, the garlic finely chopped, and sauté.
  • Add the sugar, fenugreek, cumin, chili flakes, and mix with a wooden spoon.
  • Add the ground beef and sauté with the wooden spoon, until browned.
  • Add salt and pepper, deglaze the pan with the wine, and as soon as it evaporates, add the tomato.
  • Simmer on medium heat for 20-25 minutes, until the ground beef is done.
  • Add the parsley and the thyme finely chopped, and mix. Set aside.

To assemble

  • Preheat the oven to 200ο C (392ο F) set to fan.
  • Cut the dough into 4 pieces.
  • Sprinkle one piece with flour and with a rolling pin, give it an oval shape. Follow the same process for the other three pieces.
  • Transfer into a baking pan lined with parchment paper.
  • Divide the ground beef in the center of each dough along with the grated cheese, and close the pizza boats by lifting the sides of the dough and folding them inwards.
  • Brush olive oil and bake for 10-15 minutes.
  • Serve with fresh oregano.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
51 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
54 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
70 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
45 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
12 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
94 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
33 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
32 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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