Vegetarian

Crispy Mushroom Shawarma

Recipe Snapshot

Servings

4

Total Time

25 min

Course

dinner

Ingredients

In a small bowl, combine ground coriander, turmeric, sumac, garlic powder, cumin, Kosher salt, sweet paprika, ground cardamom, ground cinnamon, and a pinch of Cayenne pepper. Mix well.

Make the shawarma spice blend

1

Drizzle the mushrooms with olive oil, then sprinkle the shawarma spice blend on top. Toss to thoroughly coat.

Season the mushrooms

2

Heat a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. When hot, add olive oil, let it heat up, then add the mushrooms. Weight them down with a food weight or another large heavy pan. Cook. 

Sear the mushrooms

3

While the mushrooms are cooking, combine mayo, sour cream, white vinegar, garlic, sugar, Kosher salt, and black pepper. Whisk until smooth, then add a few teaspoons of water, as needed, to reach desired consistency for drizzling.

Make the white sauce

4

Pile onto warm pita bread with tzatziki (or white sauce), chopped lettuce, cucumbers, tomatoes, and pickled red onions. Drizzle with tahini, then serve with lemon wedges.

Assemble, then serve

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