Za’atar Roasted Fingerling Potatoes with Yogurt Tahini Sauce

Soup, Salads & Sides
Yield 8 Servings
Skill Level Easy

Za’atar is a Middle Eastern spice blend that includes sumac, sesame, and thyme. Despite its recent trendiness, this blend has been a staple of Middle Eastern cuisine for centuries. This recipe also features a Greek yogurt Tahini sauce. Tahini is sesame paste and has a texture similar to peanut butter, but thinner. You can purchase it in the grocery aisle in a jar or a can. Often it is in the international section (Greek or Middle Eastern). Ocasionally it will be with the peanut butters.


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Toss potatoes, 1 tablespoon oil, za’atar and ½ teaspoon salt in a large bowl. Spread potatoes out on a large rimmed baking sheet. Transfer to the oven, and roast, stirring once or twice until browned and tender when pierced with a knife, 24 to 32 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, whisk the remaining 2 tablespoons oil, Greek yogurt, Tahini, lemon juice and the remaining ½ teaspoon salt in a medium bowl. Add enough water to thin to desired consistency.
  4. Transfer the potatoes to a large serving dish or platter. Drizzle tahini dressing over the potatoes and garnish with mint. Serve immediately.

Recipe by Katie Webster – Heathy Seasonal Recipes.


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