Middle Eastern Condiment Za'atar

Servings: 1 medium jar (250g)
Total time: 15min
Ingredients

1 cup dried thyme
1 cup sumac (sour tasting middle eastern spice from dried fruit)
1 tsp sea salt
1 cup chopped onion (optional)
2 tbsp toasted sesame seeds

Procedure

Preheat the oven to 350 F.

1. Put the sesame seeds on a small sheet pan or pie plate and toast for 6 minutes, until golden brown.

2. Combine thyme, sumac, salt, and sesame seeds and grind into a fine powder in a spice mill. (This may need to be done in 2 batches.)

*Store in an airtight container for up to 3 to 4 months. Refrigeration is not necessary.