Zaatar is an aromatic spice blend that is a staple to Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine. This spice blend is known for its tangy, herbal and nutty flavors and its rich texture.
This spice blend employs ground sumac, roasted sesame seeds, dried thyme and oregano as its main ingredients. In addition, various regions of the Middle East employ their own variation on the blend, providing us with a unique variety of zaatar.
Also known as: zatar, zahtar, za'atar, زعتر