Lebanese Sesame-Thyme Dip – (Zatar Bi-Zait) Recipe

Ingredients :

1/4 cup sesame seeds
1/2 cup dried thyme leaves
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil plus
2 tbs extra-virgin olive oil or more to taste

Method :

* Toast sesame seeds in small dry skillet set over low heat, stirring a few times, until fragrant and light brown, 6 to 7 minutes. Set aside.
* Using mortar and pestle or spice grinder, grind thyme fine. Mix with sesame seeds and salt. Blend with olive oil.
* To serve, put small amount on plate and scoop up with bread.

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