lb akkawi cheese (can use a combination of both or can sub any white cheese you like) or 1 lb mozzarella cheese (can use a combination of both or can sub any white cheese you like)
Serving Size: 1 (169) g
Servings Per Recipe:
AMT. PER SERVING% DAILY VALUE
Calories from Fat 282 g52 %
Total Fat 31.3 g48 %
Saturated Fat 11.1 g55 %
Cholesterol 36.4 mg
Sodium 1423.6 mg
Dietary Fiber 1.6 g6 %
Sugars 1.7 g6 %
Protein 17 g
In a large bowl mix the flour, salt, sugar and yeast. Pour in the 2 tablespoons oil and the water gradually. Mix to form a dough. Turn out onto a floured surface and knead for 5 minutes until the dough becomes elastic and smooth.
Place in a greased bowl and cover with a damp cloth. Leave to rise in a draft-free place for 1-1/2 hours until it doubles in size.
Cut the dough into 8 equal parts and shape into balls. Dust with a little flour and cover with a towel. Leave to rest for an additional 30 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 400°F.
Combine the za'atar and the 1/2 cup olive oil to make the topping. Shred the cheese and set aside.
On a floured surface, flatten each ball and with a rolling pin roll into a circle of approximately 6-8". Place on greased baking sheets and spread the za'atar/oil mixture on some of the circles leaving a 1/2" border. Do the same for the cheese flatbreads. Use your fingers to spread the fillings evenly. Pinch and crimp the edges to create a decorative border.
Bake in the preheated oven for 10-12 minutes until lightly golden, and serve hot.