Cauliflower & Chickpea Shawarma

Cauliflower & Chickpea Shawarma

Cauliflower & Chickpea Shawarma is a delectable vegetarian twist on the classic Middle Eastern dish. The roasted cauliflower and spiced chickpeas provide a hearty, flavorful base, while the aromatic blend of shawarma spices infuses the dish with an authentic taste.


1 lb cauliflower small florets,
1 can of chickpeas drained, rinsed, & dried,
1 tsp each of cumin, garlic powder, smoked paprika, turmeric, coriander, 1/2 tsp of salt,
1/4 tsp each of cinnamon, ginger powder, black pepper,
1/8 tsp of cayenne,
1/4 cup olive oil, juice of
1/2 lemon Tzatziki Sauce:
1 cup non dairy plain yogurt, juice of 1/2 lemon, 2 garlic cloves minced,
1 tbl of fresh dill ( sub dried dill weed to taste),
1 mini cucumber grated with water squeezed out using kitchen towel, s/p to taste


1️⃣ In a medium bowl combine chickpeas & cauliflower.

2️⃣ In a small bowl combine spices, oil, and lemon mix well.

3️⃣ Pour mix over veggies till everything is coated.

4️⃣ On a parchment lined large baking sheet, roast chickpeas & cauliflower at 425 F for 25-30 Rotating and flipping half way through.

6️⃣ Meanwhile, make tzatziki sauce, combine all ingredients, mix well.

7️⃣ Wrap up in your favorite wrap style bread (I used pita) drizzle with tzatziki sauce. I also added pickled red onions, cucumbers, pickles, hummus, & some parsley

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