Za'atar - Moroccan Spice Blend
Author: Shelley Bennetts Date Posted:17 April 2019
A simple recipe for Za’atar
A Middle Eastern spice blend that can be used in a multitude of ways. Za’atar Spice is a blend of savory dried herbs like oregano, marjoram or thyme, and earthy spices like cumin and coriander, with sesame seeds, salt and tangy sumac.
Use it on Roasted Eggplant, as a rub for chicken, beef, lamb or fish before barbequing or baking.
Try adding a little to Dukkah and serve with olive oil and crusty bread.
1 tablespoon dried thyme - crushed (or substitute oregano or marjoram)
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon ground coriander
1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
1 tablespoon sumac
½ teaspoon kosher salt
¼ teaspoon or more chili flakes- optional
Mix all the ingredients together in a small bowl. Store in an airtight container.