Shwarma Tacos

Shwarma Tacos

Spicy peanut butter hummus lays the foundation for these healthy, protein spiked steak tacos that get a big flavor hit from Villa Jerada's delicious spice mix.  The Shawarma meets the taco, a match made in mealtime heaven. Credit to our friends over at Mantry for this recipe! Check out their subscription boxes for a special guy in your life.  


  • 2 lbs. hangar or flank steak
  • 1-2 tablespoons Villa Jerada Shawarma Spice
  • peanut hummus (recipe here)
  • 1 tomato diced
  • 1/2 red onion sliced thin
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar or lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • olive oil
  • tortillas or flat breads


  1. Rub steak in a coat of shawarma spice and olive oil. you can leave it for at least 20 minutes at room temperature or refrigerate overnight to marinate. 
  2. To quick pickle the onions, mix with vinegar, 2 tablespoons olive oil a pinch of shawarma spice (1/4 teaspoon) and let sit for 20 mins or more.
  3. Mix tomatoes and parsley with a glug of olive oil and season with salt and pepper. 
  4. Grill steak over medium heat, slice thinly, season with salt.
  5. Warm tortillas on a grill or in a dry pan for 30 seconds.
  6. Top tortillas with a dollop of peanut hummus, the tomato mixture, slices of steak and pickled onions.

Pro Tip: Prep everything a couple of hours ahead for easy cooking and assembly! 

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