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Sisters Meave and Faye McAuliffe run Bread & Water, a Venice Beach catering company. We translated the flavors of one of Bread & Water's popular salads into a no-utensils-required dish. A Middle Eastern spice blend, "zaatar has a slight citrus note that goes well with vegetables," says Meave.

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10 mins
Serves 4 to 6


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Mix together yogurt, zaatar, and lemon zest and juice (if you like it thinner, add 2 tbsp. water). Chill at least 2 hours or overnight to develop flavor. Serve with vegetables and hummus.

  • *Find in the spice aisle of well-stocked grocery stores.

Chef's Notes

Allow time for the yogurt dip to chill.


Bread & Water, a Venice Beach catering company

Nutrition Facts

85 calories; calories from fat 6%; protein 6.4g; fat 0.6g; saturated fat 0.2g; carbohydrates 14g; fiber 3.9g; sodium 57mg.