Cauliflower Shawarma - Olive Branch Oil & Spice

Cauliflower Shawarma

Jul 07, 2024

Spiced cauliflower and onions with crispy chickpeas and herbed yogurt in a toasty pita!


  • 1 head cauliflower, chopped

  • 1 red onion, sliced

  • 1 tablespoon Shawarma Seasoning

  • 1/2 cup greek yogurt

  • 2 tablespoons chopped herbs (I like dill, parsley, mint)

  • 1 can chickpeas

  • 2 teaspoons sumac

  • 1/4 cup Garlic Olive Oil

  • 1/2 lemon, juiced

  • pita or flatbread


  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees.  Drain and rinse the chickpeas. Add them to a sheet pan and toss with 2 tablespoons olive oil and sumac. Add to the oven and good for about 10 minutes until crisp.

  2. While the chickpeas cook, heat remaining olive oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add the cauliflower and onion to the skillet. Add the shawarma seasoning and toss to coat. Cook the cauliflower for about 15 minutes until tender.

  3. Mix the yogurt with herbs and lemon juice.

  4. Make the perfect bite by adding a generous layer of yogurt, topped with cauliflower and chickpeas to pita or flatbread.


Takes 20 minutes

Serves 4

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