Za'atar Dip

Za'atar Dip

Za'atar Dip

The Middle Eastern spice blend za'atar (which combines sumac, oregano, sesame, hyssop, and other spices) flavors this simple cilantro-and-garlic dip. It's ideal served alongside roasted meats, or slathered on fresh-baked pita.Todd Coleman

The Middle Eastern spice blend za'atar (which combines sumac, oregano, sesame, hyssop, and other spices) flavors this simple cilantro-and-garlic dip. It's ideal served alongside roasted meats, or slathered on fresh-baked pita. This recipe first appeared in our October issue along with Katie Robbins's story Season of Rejoicing.

Za'atar Dip
The Middle Eastern spice blend za'atar (which combines sumac, oregano, sesame, hyssop, and other spices) flavors this simple cilantro-and-garlic dip. It's ideal served alongside roasted meats, or slathered on fresh-baked pita.
Yield: serves 8-10

Ingredients

  • 12 cup olive oil
  • 3 tbsp. za'atar
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 bunch cilantro, stemmed
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Puree oil, za'atar, garlic, cilantro, salt, and pepper in a food processor.