Homemade Za'atar Recipe
Making your own Za'atar is a great way to get to know this spice better. It's easy to do, and the results are delicious. Za'atar is a blend of thyme, oregano, sesame seeds, sumac, salt and pepper.
Servings: 1 Jar
- ¼ cup dried thyme
- ¼ cup dried oregano or fresh oregano
- ¼ cup toasted sesame seeds
- 1 tablespoon ground sumac
- 1 teaspoon kosher salt
- ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- ½ teaspoon paprika optional
Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 6 months.
To use, sprinkle on grilled meats or vegetables, or mix with olive oil to make a dip for bread.
- Za'atar is also a great dip for breads and can be used in place of salt on grilled meats.
- Add 1 tablespoon of Za'atar to your next marinade for a Middle Eastern flair.
- Got leftovers? Za'atar makes a delicious addition to salads or rice dishes.
- If you want to ground them fine use a spice grinder.
Calories: 416kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 9g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Sodium: 2366mg | Potassium: 843mg | Fiber: 32g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 2544IU | Vitamin C: 33mg | Calcium: 1687mg | Iron: 83mg