Turmeric Ground Lamb and Eggs

Ingredients –  2 tbs olive oil divided –  ½ onion minced –  1 lbs ground lamb –  1 tsp turmeric –  ½ tsp harissa – ½ tsp red pepper flakes –  ¼ tsp powdered garlic –  salt and pepper –  1 tbs tomato paste –  1 pint cherry tomatoes –  3 to 6 eggs –  3 tbs olives chopped – Fresh parsley & thyme – Serve with naan if desired tzatziki, and olive oil

Cook the Lamb 1. Heat 1 tbs of olive oil a large heavy skillet over medium high heat until the oil shimmers. 2. Add the chopped onion and saute 5 minutes. 3.  Add the ground lamb and cook, browning through and draining off any fat as needed.

4. Stir in the harissa, tarragon, cumin cardamom and tomato paste and stir to combine. Cook for 30 seconds longer. 5. Allow the lamb to crisp a bit over low heat while you finish the recipe.

Poach the Eggs 6. Bring a pot of water to a boil and reduce heat to a low simmer. 7. Drop the eggs in one at a time, slowly and allow to poach 4 minutes.

8. Carefully remove from the water and drain. Don’t have a grill for camping? Just fry the eggs instead and enjoy.

Char the tomatoes 9. Toss the tomatoes in the remaining 1 tbs olive oil and sprinkle with a bit of salt. 10. Char the tomatoes over the open flame 11.OR: Toss onto a baking sheet and place in the oven under the broiler  until bursting and charred, 3 to 5 minutes with a watchful eye.

Put it all together 12.  Toss  the tomatoes into the ground lamb, arrange the eggs over over top and  garnish with olives, parsley, thyme, and additional salt and pepper. 13. Serve with naan, tzatziki sauce, and olive oil for dipping if desired and enjoy.