Meat pie in a pita

Recipe "Meat pie in a pita":

Meat pie in a pita


  • 4 sheets of thin Armenian lavash
  • 1 kg pork neck boneless piece
  • 2 onions
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 "star" star anise
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon of black pepper and allspice
  • salt, black pepper, mustard seeds

cooking time

15 minutes

Number of servings


The complexity of cooking



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Step by step recipe for cooking

Step 1

In a large pan pour 3 liters of cold water,Put pepper, cinnamon, star anise and bay leaf. Bring to a boil, simmer for 5 min., Remove the bay leaf, put the neck. Bring to a boil and cook over medium heat until tender, 1 hour. The finished neck remove from broth and cool 30 minutes. Broth strain, and save. Cut the meat into large pieces and mince.

Step 2

Onions chop finely and fry in a smallheat in a large skillet in butter until golden brown, 20 minutes. Add to crank meat, pour about 1/2 cup of broth, stir, cook for 10 min. And season to taste with salt and pepper.

Step 3

Put the meat and onion in a blender or food processor, grind into a homogeneous mass. Transfer to a bowl, cover and refrigerate for 20 minutes.

Step 4

Meat pie in a pita

Grease a sheet of lavash thin layer of mustard, thenPut on the whole surface of a thin layer of paste. Fold in a very tight roll, let stand for 10 min., Then cut into portions. Serve immediately.

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