Project Description


Hoda Hannaway

James Tobin


Middle Eastern


Our Cow

Three Threes

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  • 2-3 Bay leaves

  • 2 tsp ground cumin

  • 2 tsp ground coriander

  • 2 tsp smoked paprika

  • 2 tsp Lebanese 7 spice mix

  • 1.5 tsp ground turmeric

  • 1 tsp ground black pepper

  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon

  • 1.5 kg Our Cow Beef

  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil

  • ½ cup white vinegar

  • 2 lemons

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • 8 cloves garlic

  • 3-4 small whole tomatoes

  • 6 Lebanese (or pita) bread loaves

  • 3 ingredient Mediterranean salad (sliced tomatoes, red onion and parsley

    with a vinaigrette)

  • Three Three’s Pickles

  • Tahini sauce

  • Heat a large cast frypan over high heat. Using a pair of tongs, add the

    meat pieces, spreading them as much as you are able. Cook over

    high heat for a few minutes on each side or until browned.

  • Place meat in the bowl of a slow cooker along with spices and

    marinade ingredients. Top with water until the meat is just covered. Cook

    on low for 8 hours (or high for 4 hours).

  •  Remove meat from liquid and pull apart with 2 forks place in a bowl

    with a little of the liquid to keep them moist.

  • Make my 3-ingredient Mediterranean salad with tomatoes, onion, and

    parsley topped with sumac. Make the tahini sauce. And prepare your Three Threes Pickles.

  •  Assemble the shawarma sandwiches. Open up your pita pockets and

    load them up with the beef shawarma, salad, pickles and finish with a

    generous drizzle of tahini sauce. Serve immediately!

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