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This is a great dish for either an appetizer or a full meal.   It is extremely low carb, gluten free and Primal/Paleo.  Meat pizza, as it were.  This one is Mediterranean/Middle Eastern in focus.  It has the flavors of Greece.  The great thing about Meatza is that you make it Italian with basil, oregano and tomato sauce, or you can make it Mexican with taco seasoning and typical taco toppings.  Meatzas are wonderfully versatile. 

It's great looking and fabulous tasting.  It's fun to make and more fun to eat.  If you are gluten freePrimal/Paleo Meatza and/or grain free, this is the pizza you can chow down on with no worries.  If you are doing a Primal/Paleo lifestyle, this pizza is perfect, filling and delicious.

"Greek" Mediterranean Pizza:

Make the tzatziki sauce first and put it into the frige to chill.

Tzatziki Sauce:

1 cup plain yogurt, preferably Greek 

1/2 cucumber
2 T lemon juice
2 T olive oil

Chop the cucumber and put into processor with the rest of the 
ingredients and process.   Put in fridge to chill.

Meatza Mix: Meatza in the pan
1 lb ground lamb 

1 lb ground beef 

4 large cloves of garlic, mashed minced fine 

1 tsp allspice 

1tsp ground cloves 

1 tsp ground nutmeg 

1  tsp cinnamon
3 T fresh lemon or lime juice 

2 well beaten eggs

Combine the above ingredients and use your hands to make sure 
everything is completely and thoroughly mixed together.  Refrigerate 
for at least an hour to let the meat 'cure' the flavors.

1 large tomato or about 3 ripe roma tomatoes 

1/2 cup chopped green onion 
Ladle on the tzatziki
chopped pickles (optional)
Greek or black olives, sliced

1/2 cup goat cheese 

1/2 cup feta cheese 
shredded lettuce (optional)

Preheat the oven to 375-400.

Use a large pizza pan and line with parchment or use a half sheet pan 
lined with parchment paper.    Press meat evenly on to pan and make a 
little lip all the way 
around.    Bake for about 10 minutes, then carefully drain any grease 
and put it back in the oven for about another 5 minutes more. 
Drain off any remaining juices and soak up extra off the top of the 
meat with paper towels.   At this point you can 
change pans if Meatza out of the ovenyou wish to remove more grease/juices.

Put a lade of tzatziki sauce on the top of the meatza,  sprinkle all 
the toppings on 
except the lettuce.  Put it back in the oven and bake till the cheese 
is browning. 
You could also put it under the broiler it if you prefer.

Remove from oven and let rest for a few minutes.

Top with shredded lettuce and drizzle with more tzatziki sauce and 

Now that you have the idea, go create fun for the whole family.  Make it Italian, Mexican, Greek, even Chinese!