Schwarma… It’s whats for dinner!


Schwarma! A funny name for aΒ  Savory wrap made by Middle Eastern street vendors. I found this recipe several years ago and after adding my own all-American touch to this dish(Ranch dressing ;), it became a smashing dinner hit! Super quick and simple. Choose between chicken, steak, or Lamb depending on which is preferred! I choose to make my own flatbread but if you want to speed up the dinner prep, grab a package of premade flatbread at your local grocery story!

  • 1 1/2 lb cooked Chicken, steak, or Lamb seasoned to taste! (I use lots of garlic, rosemary, paprika, salt, & pepper!)
  • 8 (6-inch) Flat/pita breads, warmed
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 onion, thinly diced
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • 1 cucumber, thinly diced
  • Ranch!!


To assemble the schwarma, Thinly shave/slice meat, spread each flat bread with a tablespoon of plain yogurt, and layer with onion, tomato, and cucumber. Pile on the meat, and dress with Ranch dressing. Repeat with remaining flat bread and ENJOY!!




9 thoughts on “Schwarma… It’s whats for dinner!

  1. Leah says:

    YUM! This looks really delicious. Thanks for sharing. I think we need to add this to our menu! πŸ™‚ What flat bread recipe do you use?

  2. Rachel says:

    You really should give this recipe a try! Everyone here loves them! πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ I will paste my flat bread recipe below. It’s super fun to make!

    Flat Bread:

    2 3/4 cups white flour(You can use a little wheat if you like!)
    1 tbs baking powder
    1 tsp salt
    1 cup boiling water
    1/3 cup Extra virgin olive oil


    Combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Add water and oil. Stir until combined.
    Kneed on a lightly floured surface for approximately 1 minute adding additional flour if needed.
    Place a stainless steel pain on stove-top over medium heat. Meanwhile, cut into 10-12 pieces and gently roll each into a ball.
    Place a stainless steel pain on stove-top over medium heat. Roll out each ball into disk shapes with about 1/4 inch thinkness.
    Place each flat bread on to the hot pan, 1 at a time, for approximately 30 seconds per side or until bubble and golden. Repeat with remaining dough! πŸ™‚

  3. virginiacoos says:

    Hi Rachel !!!

    This recipe looks delicious and easy ! Yummy !! It looks very tempting ! Too bad blogs don’t have a smell button , I’m sure it smells delicious ! πŸ˜‰
    We don’t have Ranch Dressing here in Belgium ! πŸ™ I have heard how delicious it is but I have no clue how it tastes ! With what could you substitute it or can you make your own ?
    I copied the flat bread recipe above !!! πŸ˜‰
    Blessings !

  4. Rachel says:

    Hello Virginie!! I’m so glad you think it looks yummy!! πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚
    I make my own ranch dressing. Its delicious! You can find several recipes with a quick internet search! Super simple and so good!

  5. Rachel says:

    Oh my!! I didn’t see this comment come in. πŸ™‚ Okay, I have been making it so long I don’t really have a recipe. I just “eye” everything. Let me see if I can get the measurements down:
    1 cup mayonnaise
    2 TBS Apple Cider Vinegar(I use a bit more as I really likes the flavor)
    3TBS milk(may need more to make nice dressing consistency)
    1/2 tsp garlic powder
    1/2 tsp onion powder
    1/2 tsp dill weed
    1/4 tsp salt
    1/4 tsp pepper

    I usually put all ingredients into a jar and shake well! πŸ™‚

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