If you like shawarma or lamb kibbeh you will love these easy-to-make wraps. The sweet cinnamon and sour lemon make a savory satisfying lunch.


2 Tbsp olive oil

1 large Spanish onion, diced

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1 lemon, juiced

2 Tbsp brown sugar

1 lb ground lamb

1/4 cup slivered almonds

What you’ll need to assemble the sandwich:

Fllour tortillas or Syrian bread



Sliced Tomato


In a non-stick pan, heat oil. Add onion, cook until translucent. Add cinnamon, cook until  fragrant. Add lemon juice and brown sugar, mix well. Add ground lamb, cook through. Add almonds, cook until meat is browned. Turn off heat and let stand for a few minutes.

On a tortilla or Syrian bread, spread two tablespoons of humus. Add meat, lettuce and tomato. Roll wrap and enjoy.