This Middle Eastern spice mixture is so delicious we suggest doubling the recipe and using the extra for a snack: Dunk some bread (such as pita) in flavorful olive oil and then in the za'atar. Or sprinkle za'atar over plain yogurt and drizzle with olive oil, and you've got a terrific dip.
Recipe courtesy of Gourmet Magazine
Episode: No Meat for Me
6 min
5 min
5 tablespoons



Stir together all ingredients in a small bowl.

Cook's Note

Za'atar keeps, chilled in a sealed plastic bag, 1 week. *Available at Middle Eastern markets


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