Pita with Zaatar

Manouche, Lebanese flatbread, with Zaatar prepared in bakery, Beirut, Lebanon
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  • Total: 13 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 8 mins
  • Yield: 10 rounds (10 servings)

So easy and so delicious. This recipe for toasted pita with za'atar is a definite must-try. Serve with an Israeli or Greek Salad for a light summer meal.


  • 5 pita pockets
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon za'atar
  • Optional: pinch salt

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Preheat oven to 375 F.

  3. Slice pita open so that one side is smooth and the other side is rough. Place open pita rounds, with the rough side up, on a cookie sheet.

  4. Mix oil and zaatar in a small bowl. A pinch of salt can be added if desired.

  5. Brush the rough side of the pita rounds with the zaatar and oil mix.

  6. Toast the pita with za'atar for approximately 6 to 8 minutes or until just lightly browned.