Beef and chickpea pockets

Tasty and nutritious parcels of hearty goodness.
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Recipe from: 5/1/2006
Preparation time: 15 mins
Cooking time: 10 mins


  • 30
    sunflower oil
  • 4
    pita breads
  • 1
    can chickpeas, drained
  • 6
    medium carrots, peeled and diced
  • 400
    beef mince
  • 80
    sweet-chilli sauce or chutney
  • 2
    medium leeks or 1 onion sliced
Servings: Change Serving


1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan and fry the leeks for two minutes until soft.

2. Stir in the mince and cook for five minutes until browned. Add the carrots and 100ml water, and season to taste. Bring to boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for approximately 10 minutes. Stir in the chickpeas and the sweet-chilli sauce and cook for a further five minutes.

3. Spoon the filling into pita breads or serve on a bed of rice.


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