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Za’atar and Tahini Schmear

September 14, 2023
Za'atar and Tahini Schmear

From I Could Nosh by Jake Cohen. Copyright © 2023 by Jake Cohen. Reprinted by permission of Harvest, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.

Featured in: How to Have Fun Breaking the Fast

Recipe by: Jake Cohen


  • 1(8-ounce) package full-fat cream cheese, at room temperature
  • ¼ cup tahini
  • 2tablespoons za’atar
  • 1garlic clove, smashed and peeled
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
Yield: 1 1/4 cup
Time: 10 minutes


  • Step 1

    In a mini food processor, combine the cream cheese, tahini, za’atar, and garlic. Pulse until well incorporated. Taste and adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper. Store in an airtight container

    in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.