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Za'atar

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1/3 cup Easy
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3 Ratings 

Ingredients (3)

  • 2 tablespoons dried crushed za’atar leaves
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon ground sumac
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Nutritional Information
  • Calories71
  • Fat5.64g
  • Saturated fat0.82g
  • Trans fat
  • Carbs4.77g
  • Fiber2.19g
  • Sugar0.75g
  • Protein2.26g
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium20.75mg
  • Nutritional Analysis per serving (2 servings) Powered by

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Za'atar

Za’atar is an Arabic word used to describe both a specific herb and a tangy blend of herbs and spices that varies according to region but includes the resinous herb za’atar, tart brick-red ground sumac, and toasted sesame seeds. Use za’atar to season grilled lamb or mix with plain yogurt and drizzle with olive oil for a vegetable dip.

Tips for Lamb

Instructions

Combine dried crushed za’atar leaves (or crushed thyme, summer savory, oregano, marjoram, or a mixture), toasted sesame seeds, and ground sumac. Grind to a chunky paste and season with salt to taste. Store at room temperature. Za’atar’s flavor will begin to fade after 2 months.
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