Za’atar Spice Mix



Za’atar is a spices blend use in a lot of countries in the Middle East but probably originated in Egypt . Try this recipe with others Middle Eastern dishes.

I used this in my blog for  Za’atar FlatbreadsShakshuka (Poached Eggs in Spicy Tomatoes) and Red Couscous Salad with Beets and Walnuts

Za’atar Spice Mix

  • Difficulty: easy
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  • ½ tablespoon dried oregano
  • ½ tablespoon dried thyme
  • ½ tablespoon ground sumac
  • ¼ tablespoon roasted sesame seeds
  • Salt


  1. Mix together ingredients thoroughly in a bowl and store in a cool place in an airtight container.


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