Lebanese Manakeesh (Flat bread with Zaatar)


5 cups all purpose flour

3/4 cup avocado oil

1 and 3/4 cups water

2 tspns salt

2 tspns sugar

1 tbspn yeast


1/2 cup Zaatar. Add enough olive oil to make a slightly runny consistency. If it doesn’t have toasted sesame seeds, add them.


In a large bowl, Mix all ingredients except for the water. Incorporate well. Make a well in the center and add the water. Knead the dough. Set aside to rise for an hour, covered with a wet cloth.

Heat oven to 350. Make thin pitas. Top with the zaatar mix, use your fingers to spread. Put the pita in the oven for around 15 minutes. Remove when the bottom is golden

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