Za’atar Spice Blend Recipe
Learn how to use za’atar spice blend and make your own from oregano, sumac, toasted sesame seeds, and sea salt. It’s an easy way to add tons of flavor! Za’atar spice blend is common in countries such as Palestine, Lebanon, and Syria. The blend recipe differs from family to family.
Recipes to Use Za’atar Spice Blend
- 1 Tablespoon sesame seeds
- 1 scant Tablespoon dried oregano (Syrian or Turkish variety if you can find)
- 1 Tablespoon sumac
- 3/4 Tablespoon coarse sea salt
- Toast sesame seeds lightly in a dry skillet over medium heat, until they are fragrant and starting to turn golden. In a bowl, combine the still warm sesame seeds with the other ingredients. Store in a spice jar and use within three months.