Street Pide

Turkish-style flatbread topped with spiced strawberry stewed lamb, pistachios, crumbled feta, barberries and shaved leeks.

Street Pide

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ServingsServings: 10


10 each pide dough

5 cups strawberry stewed lamb, sub-recipe

½ cup pistachios, chopped

¾ cup feta, crumbled

¼ cup barberries

1¼ cups leeks, shaved

10 each whole eggs, beaten, for wash

1½ Tbsp nigella seeds

1½ Tbsp white sesame seeds

1¼ cups DOLE® Chef-Ready Cuts Diced Strawberries, thawed

Strawberry Stewed Lamb

10 lbs lamb shank, raw

¼ cup salt, kosher

½ cup vegetable oil

2½ cups yellow onion, large diced

2½ Tbsp garlic cloves, smashed

1½ Tbsp coriander, whole

1½ Tbsp cumin, whole

1¼ cups apricot preserves

2½ cups strawberry purée

2½ ea. cinnamon sticks

1¼ tsp oregano, dry

10 cups chicken stock

½ cup red wine vinegar

2½ cups strawberry purée


  1. Preheat oven to 300° F.
  2. On each side of lamb shanks, season with evenly divided ¼ cup salt.
  3. In a large Dutch oven over medium high heat, add oil and bring to smoking point.
  4. Add lamb shanks and sear on each side until browned, about 3-4 minutes on each side. Remove from pan and set aside shanks.
  5. Add onions and garlic to the same pan, stirring until browned, about 2 minutes.
  6. Add coriander, cumin, cinnamon and oregano, stirring until toasted, 1 - 2 minutes or until fragrant.
  7. Deglaze pan with chicken stock. Add red wine vinegar and simmer for 5 minutes.
  8. Whisk-in apricot preserve and strawberry purée. Return the lamb shanks to the pan, cover and put into pre-heated oven.
  9. Cook in oven for 2½ hours, or until meat is fork tender and shreds easily.
  10. To serve: Preheat oven to 375° F.
  11. For each serving, place pide bread on oven-safe dish and spread with ½ cup shredded stewed lamb; top with 1 Tbsp chopped pistachios, 1 ¼ Tbsp feta, ½ Tbsp barberries, 2 Tbsp leeks and 2 Tbsp strawberries.
  12. Curl up edges of pide bread to form a crust around the toppings.
  13. rush crust with beaten egg and sprinkle with ½ tsp Nigella seeds and ½ tsp sesame seeds.
  14. Bake at 375°F until golden-brown and warmed throughout, about 15-18 minutes. Once baked rest for 5 minutes then serve.

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