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Quick Beef Shawarma

This homemade shawarma can successfully replace the classic one. The veggies together with the cream cheese make it a healthy dish.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Servings: 2 people


Beef Schwarma Filling

  • 2 loaves Pita Bread
  • 10 oz beef sirloin
  • 1 Large Carrot
  • 1/4 Head of Cabbage
  • 4-6 Cherry Tomatoes
  • Salt and Pepper to taste


  • 7 oz Cream Cheese
  • Small Bunch of Sage Leaves
  • Salt and Pepper to taste


  • Chop the meat into very small pieces.
  • Chop the cabbage very thinly.
  • Grate the carrot.
  • Slice the tomatoes.
  • Grease a pan with non-stick spray.
  • Cook the beef on all sides for 3-4 minutes.
  • Start assembling the shawarma: spread the sauce on the pita bread.
  • Add some cabbage and grated carrot.
  • Top with tomato slices.
  • Add the meat.
  • Roll the pita and secure with a toothpick if needed.


  • Mix the cream cheese until fluffy.
  • Chop the sage and add it to the cheese.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste and stir well.