Green Zahtar is a Israel/Jordanian specialty, and has a fresh bright taste. Zahtar is a popular condiment used to season fried and barbecued meats, pita bread, and salads. It combines the nutty taste of sesame with lemony sumac, savory thyme, hyssop, oregano and marjoram to brighten up any salad or just use it as a bread dip or spread when mixed with olive oil.
Zahtar has many health benefits in addition to being delicious. It aids in immune system boost, is an anti-inflammatory and assists in memory and mood,
It can be used as condiment when prepared with oregano, thyme and marjoram and is popular in the following regions:
- Saudi Arabia
Zahtar dates back to ancient Egyptian culture and is an essential spice blend in the healing world.
One of the benefits that Zahtar has to offer is that is so versatile it can be used in almost all varieties of cuisine and fits into breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Use it on a number of recipes; including chicken, salad, fries, veggies, flatbreads and fish as a new and creative way to make beautiful food blends and delicious flavors.
This blend works in tandem with with red and brown Zahtar as well as Sumac to create some unique and flavorful blends.