Beef Shawarma & Mediterranean Cauliflower rice

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Beef Shawarma

  • 1kg rump steak
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1 lemon juice and rind
  • 2 tablespoons Shawarma seasoning (cumin, turmeric, coriander, paprika, garlic powder)
  • 1 crushed garlic clove
  • 1 sliced onion

Tahini Sauce

  • 100 ml Tahini paste
  • 100 ml lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon crushed garlic
  • Salt / pepper
  • 50 ml water

Step 1. To make the marinade, whisk the olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, shawarma
seasoning and garlic until well combined in a large bowl.
Step 2. Cut rump steak into strips and put in a stainless bowl. Add sliced onions, then
add olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, shawarma seasoning and garlic. Toss to fully coat the
beef with the marinade.
Step 3. When ready to cook, transfer to a saucepan and cook until beef is cooked
through, about 8-10 minutes.
Step 4. Quickly make the tahini sauce by whisking all the ingredients except for the
water together. Add some of the water for better consistency.

Mediterranean Cauliflower Rice

  • 1 cauliflower
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • salt
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • ½ bunch chopped parsley
  • 50 gr toasted pine nuts

Step 1. Place the cauliflower florets in a bowl of a food processor or use a grater.
Step 2. Add olive oil in a pan on medium-high heat. Add the garlic and cook for one
Step 3. Add the grated cauliflower and sauté for 1 minute.
Step 4. Reduce heat to low and continue cooking, stirring frequently for 5 more
Step 5. Remove from heat. Season with salt and cumin, add lemon juice, parsley and
toasted pine nuts. Serve
Step 6. Serve with some Lebanese bread.