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Kitchen Dictionary: za'atar

Pronounced: ZAH-tahr

(1) A pungent, strongly aromatic herb with soft, dark green leaves. Native to the Middle East, tasting line a blend of marjoram, oregano and thyme. (2) A popular pungent Middle Eastern spice blend of toasted sesame seeds, dried thyme, dried marjoram and sumac. It is mixed with olive oil and salt and drizzled over hot bread or used as a dip for bread. Za'atar is also sprinkled over meats and vegetables as a seasoning.

plural: za'atar

Ethnicity: Middle Eastern Ingredient

Season: available year-round

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Nutrition Facts

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Saturated Fat 0.0g %
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.0g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg %
Sodium 0mg %
Potassium 0mg %
Total Carbohydrate 0.0g %
Dietary Fiber 0.0g %
Sugars 0.0g
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