Tofu Shawarma with linky – Meatless Monday Link up #6

It’s Meatless Monday! With the cost of meat going higher and higher, we, like many other folks, are looking for some delicious, meatless options. To help with this quest, every Monday we’ll post a meatless meal recipe. And we’re asking you to share some of your great ideas. So it’s a recipe AND a party!! Ready to get cooking?

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Tofu is under-rated! So here is a great tofu shawarma that is cost effective and delicious! Even shawarma can be meatless!

Here’s How to Do it:

First –

mix all the ingredients for the marinade and whisk to fully blend.

Next, cut the tofu into strips and place them in a deep container with a lid. You can pour the marinade over the top, or coat them in the container.

Make sure every piece is coated and refrigerate it for 8 hours or over night.

You can make the sauce the night before too. It gives the flavors a chance to meld. Whisk all the ingredients together, cover and refrigerate. Bring it out a couple hours before serving to it comes to room temperature.

And now it’s time to cook – Put some olive oil in a grill pan and heat. When the oil is hot, reduce the heat to medium-high

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and sear the tofu strips on all sides-cook it long enough for it to be browned.

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While its cooking, cut up the condiments.

And finally, serve the tofu in warm flat bread or pitas.

Add tomatoes, sliced onions

and shredded lettuce. Top with the sauce and enjoy!!

I can’t believe how good this was!! I ate the leftover tofu as a snack.

© Copyright 2022 The Lazy Gastronome

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Tofu Shawarma

A delicious vegetarian version of a popular Middle Eastern dish.

Course: dinner, lunch, Main Course, main dish
Cuisine: Middle Eastern, vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: lebanese, marinade, tofu
Servings: 4 servings
Author: HelenFern
Ingredients
  • 16 oz extra firm tofu, rinsed and drained
Marinade
  • 2 large cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 2 teaspoons ground cardomom
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons lemon pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
Sauce
  • 1 generous cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 large clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • sea salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste
To serve
  • 4 flat breads or naan bread
  • Sliced tomatoes
  • sliced onions
  • Shredded iceberg lettuce
Instructions
  1. Mix all the ingredients for the marinade and whisk to fully blend.

  2. Next, cut the tofu into strips and place them in a deep container with a lid. You can pour the marinade over the top, or coat them in the container. 

  3. Make sure every piece is coated and refrigerate it for 8 hours or over night. and refrigerate 8 hours or over night. 

  4. You can make the sauce the night before too. It gives the flavors a chance to meld. Whisk all the ingredients together, cover and refrigerate. Bring it out a couple hours before serving to it comes to room temperature. 

  5. Put some olive oil in a grill pan and heat. When the oil is hot, reduce the heat to medium-high and sear the tofu strips on all sides. Cook it long enough for it to be browned. 

  6. While its cooking, cut up the condiments.

  7. Serve the tofu in warm flat bread or pitas. Add tomatoes, sliced onions and shredded lettuce. Top with the sauce and enjoy!!

Recipe Notes

© Copyright 2022 The Lazy Gastronome

Now on to the party!!

And a big thank you to everyone who shared recipes last week – it’s amazing how many delicious meals can be made without meat! Let your friends know – The more the merrier.

Here are the features from last week’s party – be sure to stop by and drop them a note!

Thanks for your support.

Vegetarian Southwestern Wraps – Ever Ready

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Oven Roasted Tomatoes and Garlic with Pasta – Happier than a Pig in Mud

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Now it’s your turn! What amazing meatless meals do you make! Come on over every week and share your Meatless Monday recipes!! (Something you haven’t shared in a couple of weeks).

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