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Za'atar Gives Your Brunch a Swift Kick in the Tomatoes

It's the hangover helper of your ancestors.
09/05/2013 11:36am ET | Updated December 6, 2017
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The last days of summer are churning out some great tomatoes, and this recipe makes use of those both ripe and overripe.

Shakshuka is a beautifully fragrant and spicy down-home Middle Eastern tomato stew. Along with garlic, peppers, onions, and a good amount of heat this egg dish will turn your brunch on it's head.

So similar to your traditional Italian Sunday sauce, the difference is in the spices: za'atar, a blend of spices with sesame seeds and sumac, sets this dish apart.

It's the hangover helper of your ancestors.

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