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Mediterranean spices - fabulous rubbed into poultry, mix with olive oil for a delicious spread – use with bread, dips, hummus, vegetables, meat, salad dressings and salad.

Karen’s Za’atar Seasoning Blend

Za’atar, an intensely aromatic and ancient spice blend and condiment with eastern Mediterranean spices. Fabulous rubbed into poultry, mix with olive oil for a delicious spread – use with bread, dips, hummus, vegetables, meat, salad dressings and salad.

My blended Za'atar seasoning.. very versatile!
My blended Za’atar seasoning.. very versatile!
My blended Za'atar seasoning adds zesty flavor to the birds
My blended Za’atar seasoning adds zesty flavor to poultry

Mediterranean spices - fabulous rubbed into poultry, mix with olive oil for a delicious spread – use with bread, dips, hummus, vegetables, meat, salad dressings and salad.

Ingredients

3 teaspoons sesame seeds, toasted

2 teaspoons ground sumac

1 ½ teaspoons cumin seeds, toasted and ground

1 teaspoon smoked paprika

1 teaspoon dehydrated garlic, course grind

3 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves, coarsely chopped

3 teaspoons fresh oregano leaves, coarsely chopped

¼ teaspoon ground cloves

½ tablespoon dried lemon peel, ground 

1 teaspoon dried mild red chiles, ground (can use hot pepper flakes)

½ teaspoon sea salt flakes, such as Maldon

Instructions

1

I grind all of my whole spices in my kitchen with a handy spice grinder. (You can purchase it here… the one I use and not too costly.)

2

Add all the herbs and spices in a small bowl, mix well.
Double the recipe if desired.

3

Store in a clean, well sealed container in a cool, dark place.

This recipe may not be reproduced without the consent of it’s author, Karen Sheer

 

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