Vegan Shawarma


If you are a fan of Middle Eastern cuisine, you will definitely like this vegan shawarma recipe that tastes exactly like the real deal. And we mean EXACTLY! Marinated oyster mushrooms, fresh veggies, and a heavenly garlic & parsley sauce all wrapped in a soft pita bread.

Video recipe:

Prep time: 30 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Total time: 40 minutes


Course: main dish

Cuisine: Vegan, Middle Eastern

Servings: 4



For the marinated mushrooms:

🌱500 g oyster mushrooms

🌱300 g vegan yogurt

🌱1/2 tsp oregano

🌱1/2 tsp smoked paprika

🌱1/2 tsp granulated onion

🌱1/2 tsp garlic powder

🌱1/2 tsp salt

🌱1/2 tsp coriander powder

🌱1/2 tsp mustard powder

🌱1/2 tsp cumin

How to prepare them: 

  1. In a large bowl, mix the vegan yogurt and all the spices above
  2. Put the oyster mushrooms into the sauce, mix them well and let them marinate for 30 minutes
  3. Then, cook them in a pan with a little bit of olive oil until golden-brown

For the garlic sauce:

🌱3 cloves of garlic

🌱2 Tbsp cashew cream

🌱3 Tbsp vegan yogurt

🌱1 handful of fresh parsley

🌱Salt to taste

How to prepare it: Finely chop the fresh parsley and put it in a bowl. Then, grate de garlic ad add it on top. Continue with the vegan yogurt, cashew cream and salt, then mix well and your sauce is done!

To assemble:

🌱2 Tbsp Hummus

🌱Greens of your choice

🌱2 cucumbers

🌱2 roasted bell peppers

🌱4 pita bread

🌱The garlic sauce & marinated mushrooms

  1. Heat the pita bread in a pan for a few seconds (just so it gets nice and soft)
  2. Add a layer of hummus
  3. Top it with your favourite greens
  4. Cut the cucumber into thin stripes and lay them on top of the greens
  5. Do the same with the roasted bell pepper
  6. Add the previously cooked mushrooms
  7. Pour some of the delicious garlic sauce on top
  8. Wrap & enjoy!


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