If you never tasted zaatar bread, you’re missing out on one thing very delicious from middle eastern cuisine.

Zaatar Bread

Or if you never made zaatar bread, this can be a good time to try. Since the making process is pretty easy and you don't ought to have special tools and skills to make zaatar bread. Just read the instructions below and you will get a proper idea or you can watch a video on Youtube.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Lebanese Recipes, Palestinian & Jordanian Recipes


Dough Ingredients :

  • 3 cups white flour
  • 1 teaspoon instant yeast
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil

Filling Ingredients:

  • 2 cups to 3fresh zaatar leaves washed thoroughly, thyme
  • 1 medium size onion finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon sumac
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil


For the Dough:

  • In a medium-size bowl, combine flour, yeast, salt, sugar, and olive oil. Rub the mixture together until oil is well combined into the flour.
  • Add one cup of warm water gradually while kneading using one hand (add more water if the dough is dry or flour if it is too sticky). Cover the medium-size with a plastic bag and place it in a warm place for about 30 to 40 minutes or until doubled in size.

For the Filling:

  • Meanwhile, in another bowl, combine zaatar (thyme) leaves, chopped onions, sumac, salt, and olive oil. Mix all together and leave aside
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