Edible Proof That Za'atar Spice Improves Almost Anything

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Time to stock up on this Middle Eastern spice.

Upgrade your favorite dishes with Za'atar, the delicious Middle Eastern blend of sesame seeds, herbs and sumac.

1. Za'atar-Spiced Beet Dip with Goat Cheese and Hazelnuts

Impress guests with this beautiful bright red dip.

2. Grilled Squash, Corn and Kale Salad with Sunflower Seed Vinaigrette

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The creamy sunflower seed dressing for this hearty summer salad is flavored with za'atar.

3. Quinoa with Za'atar, Grilled Chicken and Dried Cranberries

Tossing quinoa with Za'atar is a simple way to boost the flavor in this healthy dish.

4. Open-Face Omelets with Spicy Feta and Escarole

These spicy vegetarian omelets come together in just 20 minutes.

5. Grilled Branzino Fillets with Potato & Spinach Salad

Star chef Michael Solomonov flavors the warm potato-and-egg salad here with a red wine vinaigrette, then spices it with za'atar.

6. Grilled Middle Eastern Meatballs

Pass crisp lettuce leaves and tangy yogurt with these cumin-spiced patties and assemble them at the table.

7. Za'atar Flatbreads with Cucumber-Yogurts Salad

Store-bought pizza dough is a great shortcut for these tasty flatbreads.

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