Fresh Zaatar Rub

Fresh Zaatar Rub Recipe
Photo: Jeffrey Cross; Food Styling: Karen Shinto
Here's an easy, savory-tart rub that's great as a seasoning for Grilled Meatball, Halloumi, and Baby Squash Skewers or to use with grilled chicken breasts, lamb chops, steak, or veggies (just brush them first with oil, then coat with the rub).



Makes 1/2 cup
Total time: 10 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Total: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 9.6
Caloriesfromfat 72 %
Protein 0.3 g
Fat 0.8 g
Satfat 0.1 g
Carbohydrate 0.6 g
Fiber 0.3 g
Sodium 96 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg


1/4 cup chopped fresh thyme leaves
2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano leaves
1 tablespoon sesame seeds
1 tablespoon ground sumac*
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt


Combine all ingredients in a bowl.

*Find sumac, an edible, tart dried berry, in the spice aisle or at

Note: Nutritional analysis is per tbsp.