When I was a young kid, my mother worked at Underground Atlanta. I was there a lot with her while she worked so it was significant in shaping my childhood. Underground Atlanta is a historic shopping and entertainment district in the heart of the city, and in the early 90’s it was the place to be. I was exposed to so many different types of people, selling, bartering and sharing raw talent.
What I loved the most was the food. I fell totally in love with Mediterranean food and would go to this spot that was a Mediterranean and Soul Food Fusion for lamb gyros. The flavors were absolutely amazing. I remembered those gyros all the way up until adulthood and created easy ways to veganize one of my all time favs. I’ll normally make some herb roasted potatoes and sauteed brussel sprouts as sides.
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Cannabis-Infused Vegan Gyros
Take the vegan gyros to the next level by cooking it with cannabis-infused coconut oil. Keep reading for the full recipe below.
- Prep Time 30 Minutes
- Cook Time 15 Minutes
- Total Time 45 Minutes
- Serves 3-4 People
- Calories 615 kcal
- Thin pita bread wraps. Check ingredients. Most are vegan, not containing eggs, milk or dairy.
- 2 Packs of original flavor seitan or similar vegan meat substitute of your choice
- 1 Small red onion cut julienne style
- 2 Cloves of fresh garlic minced
- 2 tablespoons of za’atar
- ½ teaspoon of coriander, cumin, majoram, rosemary and thyme
- Salt and cayenne to taste
- 4 heaping tablespoons of cannabis infused coconut oil
- 1-2 Roma tomatoes sliced
- Chopped lettuce, enough for your wraps
- Ingredients for Tzatziki Sauce
- ½ cucumber grated
- 1 ½ cup of vegan/plant based plain unsweetened yogurt
- ¼ cup of chopped dill or basil
- 2-3 cloves chopped garlic
- 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons of cannabis infused oil
- ½ teaspoon of salt
- Razzle dazzle of agave nectar to taste
- Tzatziki sauce: Strain excess liquids from grated cucumber.
- Tzatziki sauce: In a bowl add all ingredients for the tzatziki sauce and place in the refrigerator to cool. The sauce always tastes better the next day.
- Gyros: Heat a medium pan on medium heat and add oil
- Add all seasonings, excluding the salt and cayenne to the heated pan and awaken seasonings for 2-3 mins. You can add the salt and cayenne toward the end to taste.
- Sautee the onion and garlic in the seasonings until brown
- Add the seitan and cook for 5-6 mins until seasons coat the seitan well
- You can warm your pita bread in the oven for 5-6 mins at 350℉. Add chopped lettuce, seitan and fixings and sliced tomato to your gyro.
- Top with your now cooled tzatziki sauce and enjoy!