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Za’atar July 12, 2008

Posted by pcorcoran in African, Recipe, Spices.

4 tbsp. sesame seeds
2 tbsp. dried thyme
4 tsp. dried oregano
2 tbsp. dried sumac

Heat sesame seeds in a small dry skillet over medium heat until aromatic.  Let cool.  Combine sesame seeds with dried herbs and grind in a mortar and pestle.

Time to Prepare: 5 minutes

Difficulty: 1/10


Za’atar is a spice blend common in Northern Africa and the Middle East.  It is used in cooking and as a table condiment.



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