Photo: Thomas J. Story
YieldsServes 4 to 6Total Time10 mins
AuthorInspired by Meave McAuliffe,
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.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

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.

Step 2
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*Find in the spice aisle of well-stocked grocery stores.

Ingredients

 8 ounces Greek yogurt
 2 tablespoons zaatar*
 1 tablespoon lemon zest
 1 tablespoon lemon juice
 2 cups sliced red bell peppers
 2 cups sliced yellow bell peppers
 2 cups cucumber spears
 2 cups carrots
 2 cups broccoli florets
 2 cups lettuce leaves
  Hummus

Directions

Step 1
1

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.

Step 2
2

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

Zaatar Yogurt Dip and Vegetables