It can be challenging to find vegan Keto meal prep ideas that are also high in protein. With only 17.8g of protein per serving, this recipe will become an essential part of your Keto meal prep. This meat-free shawarma recipe is filled with low-carb vegetables and spices that pair perfectly with a creamy tahini dressing.Read More
Keto vegan shawarma meal prep
Flavorful and light, this vegan shawarma recipe makes a perfect midday meal or a quick weeknight dinner. Looking for low carb Keto recipes without ketchup or hummus? Try my Extra Virgin Coconut Oil Shrimp Taco recipe.
As a meal prep for keto diet, this recipe is convenient and nutritious. It is always important to pay attention to portion size when keto meal prep. This recipe offers 16 different keto meal prep combinations that can easily be cut into smaller servings.
I tested this recipe by creating several different keto meal prep combinations to see which ones are the most popular. I am so happy with the results that I am sharing the results with you. I created 4 different keto meal prep options that are all my most popular keto meal prep recipes.
What is tahini dressing?
Tahini is an Arab condiment. It is made from sesame seeds and has a mild taste. This ingredient is found in many Middle Eastern cuisines and is used to create a delicious Dressing to go along with the delicious shawarma.
Tahini dressing has an Asian twist. It is rich in good fats, especially monounsaturated fats. This adds flavor and adds crunch to the tahini mixture. It also helps balance the carb content of the shawarma recipe.
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Tahini dressing ingredients
Make sure to use low-sodium tahini for this keto meal prep recipe. High in protein and low in carbs, tahini is one of the few healthy fat sources for weight loss and overall health.
You can use tahini in many ways to make healthy vegan meals. Tahini is also an extremely versatile food ingredient. From appetizers to desserts, tahini is the secret ingredient in many delicious dishes.
The main ingredient in this keto shawarma recipe is tahini. Tahini is very rich in both protein and fat. One cup contains 20g of protein and 6g of fat. This recipe is perfect for keto dieters, but it can also be adapted to gluten-free, Paleo, and even low-carb diets. Serve the Keto shawarma in a bread slice, taco shells, or even with rice.
How to make tahini dressing
Start by chopping the onion, garlic, and mushrooms and let it sit in the fridge to extract the flavor and color. In a blender, add all of the ingredients and blend until smooth.
The result will be a garlicky, lemon-y, tahini sauce. Voila! Tahini Dressing is ready to use! If you prefer your shawarma on the leaner side, feel free to leave out the mushrooms and add 1/3 less than the recommended amount of mushrooms.
Pumpkin spice shawarma Tahini shawarma is the best version of shawarma for me. However, what I like most about this recipe is the spice mix. Instead of giving you the list of spices, I wanted to tell you how to make it yourself. Simply place all of the spices together in a mortar and pestle.
What are the health benefits of tahini?
Tahini is a seed paste that comes from the popular tahini plant. The fat content is relatively low, making this fat-free, vegan, and healthy snack the perfect addition to any keto diet.
Tahini is also high in calcium, making it one of the best fat-free snack options to help keep bones strong. What’s it take to make this delicious Keto Vegan Shawarma? I’ve partnered with RXBAR to provide nutritional and gluten-free version of this delicious Keto Vegan Shawarma.
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Other recipes with pea protein crumbles
You might be surprised to learn that there are other recipes out there with pea protein crumbles. Creamy Tahini Dressing This homemade tahini dressing is packed with flavor and crunch.
It’s full of vegetables and herbs for a nutrient-packed snack or side dish. This vegan dish is the perfect blend of sumptuous and spicy. It’s the perfect side for your shawarma shawarma meal prep.
Tahini is a creamy, nutty Middle Eastern condiment. It’s perfect for the vegan diet. Tahini is made from sesame seeds, and is one of the most popular plant-based dressings.
In fact, there are many Tahini recipes that require you to sub out the meat for Tahini. For this recipe, you’ll need to sub out your meat for tahini. If you’re a fan of spicy hummus, you’ll love this “meaty” vegan shawarma recipe.
If you love shawarma and have high energy levels, you should try this Keto vegan shawarma meal prep.
This meal is incredibly satisfying and is filled with plenty of nutrient-rich ingredients. Keto meal prep is a great way to prep easy dinners in just 30 minutes.
Keto Vegan Shawarma Meal Prep with Tahini Dressing
Delicious Keto Vegan Shawarma Meal Prep with Tahini Dressing: All The Yummy Flavors Of Middle Eastern Cuisine
Step 1To a bowl, add the dry pea crumbles.Pour 1 cup of boiling water over the crumbles.Cover the bowl, and let it sit for 5-8 minutes until the water is completely soaked.
Step 2Slightly tilt the bowl and squeeze the crumbles using the back of a spoon to discard any excess water.Add the tomato paste, paprika, sumac powder, cumin powder, 3/4 tsp salt, and black pepper to the crumbles. Mix well.
Step 3Drizzle 2 tbsp of olive oil into a skillet over medium heat. Add the seasoned pea crumbles to the pan and spread it evenly—Cook for 3 minutes without stirring to develop some color. Stir, then cook for another 2 minutes.
Step 4Drop the heat to low and pour in the vegetable broth. Cover the skillet and let it cook for 10 minutes until most of the liquid has evaporated.Finely chop the parsley, tomatoes, and red onions and add them to the skillet along with the mustard. Turn off the heat, stir, and let the vegetables wilt for around 10 minutes
Step 5Meanwhile, prepare the tahini sauce.Add the tahini, 1 Tbsp olive oil, lemon juice, water, and 1/4 tsp salt to a bowl. Whisk until a creamy sauce forms.
Step 6Portion out the veggie shawarma into 4 microwave-safe containers and the tahini sauce into 4 small containers.Chop the mint leaves, and sprinkle over the shawarma. Cover with a lid and store in the fridge for up to 4 days.
Serving Size Container
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories 243
- % Daily Value *
- Total Fat 16.6g26%
- Total Carbohydrate 11.6g4%
- Dietary Fiber 6.1g25%
- Protein 17.7g36%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
What is pea protein crumbles?
Pea protein crumbles is a type of vegetarian meat substitute made from dried split peas. It is soy-free, wheat-free, and less processed than the popular TVP (textured vegetable protein).
These crumbles are sold dry, and you rehydrate them in hot water. They have a chewy texture similar to cooked ground meat and soak up any flavor you add.
What can you replace the pea protein crumbles with?
There are many Keto vegetarian meat brands other than pea protein crumbles that will work well for this recipe.
If you don’t like the idea of using processed vegan meat, then there are whole food ingredients that you can use.
You can use a combination of chopped sauteed mushrooms and crushed walnuts to replace the crumbles.
Can you adapt this recipe with meat?
Of course, you can! It is best to substitute the pea protein crumbles in this recipe with ground beef, but ground chicken or turkey will also work.
Any of these options make excellent Keto meal prep ideas. Use 1 pound of meat to replace the quantity of vegetarian protein asked for in the recipe.
How do you store this Keto shawarma?
To store, portion the vegan shawarma into 4 microwave-safe containers in the fridge for up to 4 days. Store the tahini dressing in smaller separate containers.
Microwave the Keto shawarma for 1-2 minutes when ready to eat, then drizzle the tahini dressing on top.