May 14, 2021 | Ingredients 101

Za’atar (zah-tahr)

Za’atar is a dynamic Eastern Mediterranean finishing spice blend with an earthy, citrusy, and nutty flavor. Though its recipe may vary by region, the main components include hyssop, sumac, and sesame seeds.

Fun Fact: Za’atar refers both to the spice mixture and to the wild oregano (also called hyssop) from which the mix derives.

Ingredients: Herbs (Hyssop, Oregano, Thyme), Sesame Seeds, Salt, Soybean Oil, Sumac, Citric acid.

Usage Suggestions

  • Traditional: serve over labne (yogurt) or hummus
  • Rub for roasted chicken or vegetables
  • Roll into log of goat cheese and pair with pita chips or crackers

Our Za’atar Blends

Za'atar Spice Blend

#75066 | 2.46 OZ.

Za'atar Spice Blend

#75056 | 16 OZ.

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