persian minced meat with peas
1 Tablespoon olive oil
1 medium onion, minced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1” fresh ginger, peeled and grated
2 lbs ground lamb, beef or chicken
1 heaping Tablespoon Basics Fuirst Mid-East Peace Mix
1 28-oz box chopped tomatoes
1 cup frozen peas
¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
Heat olive oil in a large sauté pan over a medium flame. Add onion, garlic and ginger and cook until fragrant and onions begin to soften, about 7 minutes. Add ground lamb and cook until no longer pink, breaking apart as you go along. Drain off fat. Stir in Basics Fuirst Mid-East Peace Mix. Add diced tomatoes and cook for 10 minutes uncovered to combine flavors. Mix in frozen peas and cook covered for 3-5 minutes until peas are cooked through. Remove pot from flame and sprinkle with chopped cilantro.
Serve with basmati rice.