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Pulled Oyster Mushroom Wrap “Gyros”

It’s a wrap: The perfect lunch snack.
This wrap here is filled with well-seasoned pulled oyster mushroom, bell peppers, cucumber and lettuce.

Oyster mushrooms are a great alternative for meat, as the texture is very similar to meat. Plus, with mushrooms, you can be bold with spices to make it a hearty meal.

pulled oystermushrooms wrap

My love: Pulled Oyster Mushroom, Wrap & Spices

I love wraps in any combination! Preferably with lots of fresh vegetables, a little spicy and savory. Pulled oyster mushrooms are on my top list for wrap fillings. I am extremely variable with my choice of seasonings when it comes to oyster mushrooms, so I love them! For this wrap, I opted for a slightly spicy, salty and smoky version. So the oyster mushrooms get a slight gyros flavor.

For the meat-like look, I chose to pick apart the mushrooms. This way they also make a great Pulled Mushroom Burger or in savory sauces. It is important that the mushrooms are well fried until they are nice and brown. This way, the mushrooms not only taste meat-like, but also look like it.

Vegetable Health Booster: Oyster Mushrooms and Peppers

Oyster mushrooms are a very healthy, natural and vegan food. They contain many different minerals and trace elements, such as zinc, copper, manganese, chromium and iron. Oyster mushrooms are also rich in vitamin D and B6. Oyster mushrooms are one of the healthiest types of mushrooms around. They contain many antioxidants that strengthen the immune system and help prevent cardiovascular disease. Oyster mushrooms are also rich in vitamin B2, which is important for detoxifying the body and regulating blood pressure.

Red bell pepper is a very healthy and vitamin-rich ingredient used in many dishes. It contains many important nutrients, including vitamin C, beta-carotene, provitamin A and a lot of vitamin B6. This vegetable is also rich in minerals such as calcium, iron, magnesium and zinc. Red bell pepper is a good source of antioxidants and helps the body detoxify. It is also good for digestion and helps fight headaches and migraines.

The oyster mushroom filling is already so well seasoned that there is no need to make much fuss with the vegetables. Therefore, I leave it natural, so I can also benefit best from all the nutrients.

My tip: Roast the pulled oyster mushroom wrap briefly in a pan without oil. I also love chili sauce to it for the extra spiciness.

Wrap with Oyster Mushroom “Gyros”

Course: Lunch, Snack, WrapDifficulty: Easy
Servings

2

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

15

minutes
Resting Time

15

minutes
Total time

30

minutes

This wrap with pulled oyster mushrooms. The oyster mushrooms have a meat-like consistency, like gyros. The filling is very quick and easy to make. Perfect for a snack in between as a lunch or in the lunchbox.

Ingredients

  • 2 Wraps

  • 200g Oyster Mushrooms

  • 2 red onions

  • 1 Bell Pepper

  • 1 Cucumber

  • 2 Handfuls Lettuce

  • Oil for frying

  • Marinade
  • 1 tpsp. chili sauce

  • 1 tbsp maple syrup

  • 1 tbsp tomato paste

  • 2 tbsp soy sauce

  • 1 tsp smoked paprika

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1 tbsp oil

Directions

  • Mix all ingredients for the marinade together.
  • Tear the oyster mushrooms apart to make thin strips.
  • Mix the mushrooms together with the marinade and set aside for at least 15 minutes.
  • Cut the vegetables for the wrap.*
  • Chop the two red onions.
  • Heat some oil in a pan and fry the marinated mushrooms for about 3-5 minutes.
  • Add the onions and fry for another 8-10 minutes until the mushroom and onion mixture is nicely browned.
  • Fill your wrap and roll up.
    Little extra: fry the wrap to make it crispy.

Recipe Video

Notes

  • I chose cucumber and bell bell pepper. You can use whatever vegetables you like best here.

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