Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Jeffrey Larsen
Total Time
20 Mins
Serves 8

In this fresh, easy spread, the chile-herb sauce serves as both a dip and a swirl-in for flavoring hummus.

Picnic tips: Roll lettuce in a towel, enclose in a plastic bag, and stash at the top of the cooler so it doesn't get crushed. Add the sauce to the hummus at the picnic.

How to Make It

Step 1

Cut lettuces lengthwise through core into 1 1/2-in.-wide pieces. Rinse well and pat dry.

Step 2

Set out all ingredients on a cutting board, including zaatar and green sauce for seasoning. Swirl hummus with a spoon, making indentations; spoon about 2 tbsp. green sauce into indentations, then swirl a little more.

Step 3

*Look for simit at Turkish restaurants and Middle Eastern bakeries.

Step 4

Make ahead: Up to 4 hours, everything except bread and zaatar chilled separately.

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