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Hot Spinach, Swiss, and Zaatar Dip

Hot Spinach, Swiss, and Zaatar Dip

We love using zaatar to add zest and spice to simple dishes and today’s recipe is a perfect example of how it can completely transform a popular party appetizer.  Zaatar is a beautifully pungent spice blend that is ubiquitous with Middle Eastern cooking.

Zaatar Turkey Meatloaf

Zaatar Turkey Meatloaf

Meatloaf can be traced back to fifth century, medieval Europe where it began as a dish of finely minced meat scraps mixed with dried fruits, nuts, and seasonings.  Americans came to embrace the meatloaf, especially during the Great Depression, when they saw it as a way to stretch protein. Today, meatloaf is a comfort food classic that we all know and love....

Smoked Salmon and Zaatar Pinwheels

Smoked Salmon and Zaatar Pinwheels

Are you looking for an appetizer that’s light, simple, and can be made ahead of time?  These Smoked Salmon and Zaatar Pinwheels are just the thing!  Fear not though, you don’t have to wait for a party to whip up a batch of these beauties!  They can be enjoyed anytime, anywhere. 

Baked Buttermilk-Zaatar Chicken Wings

Baked Buttermilk-Zaatar Chicken Wings

We hope you’ll give these baked wings a try!  They’re perfect for football watching parties and (bonus!) you won’t miss a minute of the game while closely watching over a deep fryer!

Zaatar Butternut Squash Fritters

Zaatar Butternut Squash Fritters

It’s a new year and we’re all trying to make healthier choices.  For many, that means including more vegetables in our diet.  Today’s recipe does just that!  These Zaatar Butternut Squash Fritters are a twist on the classic potato latke.

BLT Pasta Salad with Creamy Zaatar Dressing

BLT Pasta Salad with Creamy Zaatar Dressing

With a rainbow of ingredients and a creamy, zesty, homemade dressing, this incredibly simple and customizable pasta salad is sure to be your new favorite! 

Prep this at the beginning of the week for an easily packable, workplace lunch.  It’s also a great way to use up lettuce, tomatoes, and any other veggies that may be hanging around in your fridge.  And, beware, this salad will steal the show if you bring it to a potluck!  

Broccoli, Cheddar & Zaatar Bites

Broccoli, Cheddar & Zaatar Bites

These Broccoli, Cheddar & Zaatar bites are wonderful for any time of day.  Breakfast, brunch, or as an appetizer.  A healthy snack on the go or a fun way to get kids to eat their veggies! 

Caramelized Mushroom and Onion Quiche with Goat Cheese and Zaatar

Caramelized Mushroom and Onion Quiche with Goat Cheese and Zaatar

Elegant enough for a Christmas Day brunch, yet simple enough for a quick, weeknight dinner, we hope you’ll give this unique quiche recipe a try!   

Smoked Gouda Cheese Ball with Pistachios and Zaatar

Smoked Gouda Cheese Ball with Pistachios and Zaatar

Looking for a quick and easy appetizer for your upcoming holiday gathering?  This Smoked Gouda Cheese Ball with Pistachios and Zaatar is guaranteed to be crowd pleaser!  With just 5 ingredients and about 15 minutes of your time, you’ll have an elegant appetizer that’s creamy, smoky, zesty, and downright delicious. 

Slow Cooker Zaatar Beef Stew

Slow Cooker Zaatar Beef Stew

There’s nothing better than warming up to a hearty bowl of beef stew on a crisp Autumn night. When it comes to comfort food, beef stew reigns supreme. 

Pumpkin Bread with Zaatar and Feta

Pumpkin Bread with Zaatar and Feta

When you think of flavors that are associated with pumpkin, what comes to mind?  Probably things like cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, and ginger.  All those pair beautifully with pumpkin. But in this recipe, we’ve given pumpkin a special spin with the addition of Feta and zaatar.  The crumbled feta spreads bits of delicious tang cheese throughout, while a quality and fresh zaatar adds an earthy and hearty depth. The pungent flavor and floral aroma of zaatar's wild thyme, the lemony vibe of its sumac, and the crunch of its sesame seed creates a new and special seasoning taste for any bread.

Zaatar Spiced Pumpkin Bisque Recipe

Zaatar Spiced Pumpkin Bisque Recipe

Fall is in the air and with it comes all things pumpkin!  The pumpkin spice obsession seems take over every year around this time.. This rich, flavorful, and comforting soup uses few ingredients and it comes together in less than 20 minutes! When using such a small amount of ingredients, however, seasoning is key.  And seasoning blends such as zaatar save us time by not having to measure out a little of this and little of that..

Zaatar Chicken Salad

Zaatar Chicken Salad

This recipe is everything you want, or maybe never knew you wanted, in a chicken salad.  Juicy, zaatar spiced chicken, chopped tart apples, nutty pecans, and crunchy celery.  Just the right balance between sweet, savory, creamy, and crunchy and the perfect solution to the age-old question of “what’s for lunch?”  

Za'atar Spiced Hummus Recipe

Za'atar Spiced Hummus Recipe

Today, hummus exists in so many variations that it’s often hard to choose while grocery shopping.  So why not make your own?  It’s much easier than you’d think and it allows you to know exactly what’s going into it.  No soybean oil, citric acid, guar gum, or artificial additives here!  Just wholesome ingredients seasoned to perfection with quality and fresh zaatar that will tantalize your taste buds and have you dipping just about anything into this healthy dip. 

Zaatar Crab Cakes

Zaatar Crab Cakes

The Chesapeake Bay is well known for its beautiful shorelines, plentiful oyster harvests, and most importantly, crab cakes!  In this recipe, we give the coastal staple that is the crab cake a delicious, Eastern Mediterranean twist.  Easy, flavorful, and perfect for when you feel like splurging a little, we hope you’ll give these a try!