The blend is known for its anti-inflammatory benefits.
“Unlike the traditional kind, Israeli couscous is toasted rather than dried, which gives it a nuttier flavor and slightly chewy texture,” explains Philadelphia-based recipe developer Robert Luessen. Za’atar contains a mix of spices such as thyme, oregano, and sumac, which can keep skin clear and glowing. Try the dish with your favorite lean protein such as chicken, salmon, tofu, or a six-minute egg, suggests Luessen.
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Photography by Jillian Guyette. Recipe development by Robert Luessen.