Merchant Pockets Sandwich
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 

A neat easy ground turkey stuffed sandwiches for your next party.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Middle East
Author: Amira
Ingredients
  • 3 Tablespoon vegetable oil.
  • 1 yellow onion , diced.
  • 1 lb ground turkey.
  • 1/2 cup bell pepper , diced.
  • 1 cup carrots , diced.
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin , powder.
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom , powder.
  • salt and pepper.
  • optional: 3 triangles of a creamy cheese , like the laughing cow.
  • 1 packet of bread , sliced.
  • 2 eggs.
  • 1 cup bread crumbs.*
  • Oil for frying.
  • Your favorite spread , lettuce, tomato, cucumber for filling the pockets.
Instructions
  1. On a pot over medium-high heat sauté onion in oil until fragrant, takes about 2 minutes.
  2. Add ground turkey, pepper, carrots and all the spices.
  3. Cook until completely done. Add the cheese, mix everything well and let it simmer for another 3 minutes. Turn off the heat and set aside.
  4. In a bowl, beat the eggs wee. Put the breadcrumbs in another bowl and season.
  5. Take two slices of the bread then try to flatten them a bit with your rolling pin.
  6. With a cup, a bowl or a big circle cookie cutter, cut a big circle of the bread.
  7. Heat oil in a frying pan.
  8. Dip the bread in eggs, then bread crumbs and fry each circle until golden brown.
  9. Cut each circle of bread in half, this will give you two pockets to stuff.
  10. Place your favorite spread, I’ve used mayo, with a piece of lettuce then top with the turkey stuffing.
  11. Serve hot.
  12. Enjoy!!
Recipe Notes

* You can season the breadcrumbs with salt and pepper or any other seasonings that you like, you might also consider adding some parm. cheese.