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Lamb & Hummus Mezze Platter

This Mediterranean inspired mezze platter features tender lamb and velvety hummus, topped with vegetables and toasted pine nuts. Serve with pitas and fresh veggies for the perfect appetizer!

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 349 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 batch hummus (see recipe notes)
  • 1 cup shredded lamb (see recipe notes)
  • 1 roasted red pepper
  • 1/2 cup grape tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts

Instructions

  1. Spread hummus evenly on serving tray.
  2. Spread shredded lamb on a baking tray, add red pepper, and place in oven under the broiler on high for 5 minutes.
  3. Remove shredded lamb from oven. Put red pepper back in for an additional 5 minutes until skin is bubbling and starting to char.
  4. Slice grape tomatoes in half and chop roasted red pepper into small pieces.
  5. Roast pine nuts in small frying pan with 1 tbsp. olive oil over medium heat for 3-5 minutes. Watch closely do they don't burn.
  6. Place lamb on hummus, and top with tomatoes, roasted red pepper, parsley and pine nuts.
  7. Serve with pitas, raw vegetables, or a fork. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

This dish uses my classic hummus and slow cooked leg of lamb recipes.