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Vegetarian gyros -- popular Greek meat centered dish goes vegetarian in this delicious dish. Jackfruit is cooked with spices and then used to fill pita bread for a hearty and yummy sandwich.


4 serving

Total time

50 minutes




  • 1 oz 20 . cans Jackfruit brine (Young in , rinsed, drained and pulled apart in shreds)
  • 1 onion (Large , thinly sliced)
  • 2 cloves garlic (, finely minced)
  • 2 tsps oregano (Dried)
  • 1 tsp soy sauce (Low sodium)
  • 1 tsp coriander (Ground)
  • 2 ~ 3 tbsps Lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp margarine (Vegan or Oil)
  • to taste Salt Pepper (&)
  • 4 pita breads (Flatbreads/ ( or Store bought))
  • 1 red onion (Medium , thinly sliced)
  • 2 tsps red wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsps Parsley Cilantro (or , finely chopped)
  • hummus (As needed (Homemade or Store bought))
  • tzatziki sauce (As needed (Homemade or Store bought))
  • lettuce (As needed , shredded)
  • tomato (As needed , diced)
  • cucumber (As needed , diced)


  1. Heat margarine or oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cook for 3~4 minutes or until softened. Add garlic and cook for another minute until fragrant.
  2. Next add the shredded jackfruit and cook for 20 minutes or until browned and caramelized.
  3. Add some water, oregano, soy sauce, coriander, salt and pepper. Simmer for 10~15 minutes or until liquid is almost evaporated.
  4. Finally stir in the lemon juice and set aside.
  5. In the meantime, toss sliced red onion with red wine vinegar and set aside to marinate.
  6. To Serve: Warm bread, smear with hummus, pile up with the jackfruit filling and toppings of choice. Serve immediately.
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