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Saturday, May 5, 2012

Za'atar Marinated Tomato Salad


Ingredients
4 roma tomatoes, cut into fours ( or any other tomato you like, try some grape tomatoes cut in half or cherry tomatoes or a nice green)
1/2 cup olive oil
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1 ounce parsley, stems removed
1/4 teaspoon sea salt (optional)
2 garlic cloves, pressed
1 tablespoon za'atar spice mix ( green)
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 cup feta, cubed
1/2 cup olives(optional)
You can add any kind of meat you like to.
Directions
*The feta and the zaatar have their own salt so add salt at the end for your own taste.
Chop tomatoes in fours.
Chop parsley.
Crumble up the feta.
Put olive oil, vinegar, spices, parsley,garlic in blender and blend on high speed to creat an emulsion and mix the flavors together.
In a large bowl pour the emulsion and then add the chopped tomatoes and feta.
Mix well to incorporate.
Pour everything into a small Tupperware container with lid.
Chill in the fridge to meld the flavors 2-24 hours.
Serve with pita or crusty bread