Easy Beef Shawarma


Delicious thin-cut beef strips (shawarma) with tahini sauce in a tortilla wrap.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
4 servings



  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 pound beef top sirloin, thinly sliced

  • 1 tablespoon shawarma seasoning

  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice

  • ½ teaspoon salt

Tahini Sauce:

  • ½ cup tahini

  • 3 tablespoons plain yogurt

  • ½ lemon, juiced

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 (10 ounce) package large flour tortillas

  • 2 tomatoes, halved and sliced

  • 1 onion, thinly sliced


  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add beef, shawarma seasoning, allspice, and 1/2 teaspoon salt; cook, turning occasionally, until beef is browned and tender, 3 to 5 minutes.

  2. Whisk tahini, yogurt, lemon juice, and 1/2 teaspoon salt together in a small bowl until creamy.

  3. Spread 1 to 2 tablespoons tahini sauce in the center of each tortilla. Divide beef slices, tomato slices, and onion slices evenly among tortillas. Roll up tortillas.

  4. Preheat a panini press according to manufacturer's instructions. Press rolled tortillas seam side-down until grill marks appear, about 2 minutes. Cut each tortilla into 4 to 5 pieces.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

637 Calories
36g Fat
50g Carbs
31g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 637
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 36g 46%
Saturated Fat 8g 42%
Cholesterol 61mg 20%
Sodium 1122mg 49%
Total Carbohydrate 50g 18%
Dietary Fiber 7g 24%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 31g
Vitamin C 12mg 62%
Calcium 274mg 21%
Iron 8mg 42%
Potassium 741mg 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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