Lamb Shawarmas

If you've eaten lamb shawarmas from a Mediterranean restaurant, you might think they're too complicated to make at home. I'm here to convince you otherwise! Every component of these pita bread sandwiches is simple to make and delicious on its own, but combine them and you'll have a spectacularly delicious meal.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword comfort food, easy
Prep Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 4 people



One Day Ahead:

  • If making homemade pita bread, make dough and refrigerate.
  • Drain yogurt and cucumber as directed in steps 1 and 2 of Tzatziki recipe.
  • Make Quick Pickled Red Onions.

The Day Of:

  • Roll out and bake pita breads as instructed in recipe.
  • Finish Tzatziki sauce.
  • Prepare Easy Cumin Lamb.

To Assemble Lamb Shawarmas:

  • Place one lettuce leaf on a pita bread. Spread with a generous amount of tzatziki and top with several rings of pickled red onion. Top with 1/4 of the cumin lamb and sprinkle with 1/4 of the feta cheese. Repeat with remaining pita breads and serve.