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Za’atar and Goat Cheese Tartines

Za’atar adds so much flavor to this tartine you could easily skip the cheese.

Ingredients: 

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2 medium tomatoes, finely diced (2 cups)
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2 cups wild arugula (look for very small leaves)
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1 large shallot, minced (¼ cup)
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1 Tbs. olive oil
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2 tsp. lemon juice
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6 Tbs. Za’atar, divided
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1 8-oz. log chèvre or fresh goat cheese
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1 1-lb. loaf ciabatta or country French bread, cut into 16 slices

Instructions: 

1. Preheat oven to broil. Toss together tomatoes, arugula, and shallot in large bowl. Add oil, lemon juice, and 1 tsp. Za’atar; toss to coat. Set aside.

2. Spread chèvre on bread slices, and place on baking sheet. Sprinkle each bread slice with 1 tsp. Za’atar. Broil 2 to 3 minutes, or until bread is crisp and Za’atar darkens.

3. Place 2 bread slices on each plate. Top each with 1/4 cup tomato-arugula mixture.

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 
256
Protein: 
11 g
Total Fat: 
10 g
Saturated Fat: 
5 g
Carbohydrates: 
38 g
Cholesterol: 
13 mg
Sodium: 
495 mg
Fiber: 
2 g
Sugar: 
2 g
Yield: 
Serves 8

Comments on this Recipe

Za'atar is truly amazing on anything! just bought some in London, will have to try it with goats' cheese like in this recipe

Haven't tried it yet, but looks good.