Tofu Gyros


3 lbs of Tofu, Crumbled

For the marinade:
4 tbsp Veggie Broth
4 tbsp Lemon Juice
4 tsp Smoked Paprika
4 tsp Cumin
4 cloves Garlic
2 tsp Turmeric
2 tsp ground Coriander
2 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Pepper
1/2 tsp Onion Powder
1/2 tsp Cinnamon
1/4 tsp Red Pepper

For optional garnish:
diced Onion
diced English Cucumber
diced Tomatoes


Tofu Gyros

Sep 14, 2022Brian Witmer
Contributed By: Live. Life. Simple.

This recipe makes 1 tray of Gyro Meat  for the Medium Freeze Dryer*


  1. Crumble Tofu with your hands
  2. Mix all ingredients for marinade
  3. Add Tofu to marinade and mix thoroughly 
  4. At this point you can use a vacuum chamber sealer to inject marinade or you can place in refrigerator for 4-6 hours
  5. Cook marinated Tofu until done in a splash of veggie broth
  6. You can also add the optional garnishes, Pita bread or tzatziki sauce (recipe can be found in the cookbook) to a separate freeze dryer tray
  7. Add Tofu to a parchment paper lined tray and freeze dry (Use dividers to portion)
  8. Pre Freeze
  9. Freeze Dry
  10. Store Appropriately (See Tips and Tricks for storage help)



Add water slowly until the desired consistency.

Cycle Time:

My Cycle time was Approx.. 30 hours w/ no pre freeze in medium freeze dryer


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