In the Middle East, this sandwhich is breakfast. But it is by all measures a great treat at any time of day or night. The genius of this simple recipe lies in the contrast between the piping hot zaatar bread and the cool vegetables.
- 2 Pita breads
- 2 Tbsp olive oil
- 3 Tbsp zaatar
- 1 tomato, sliced
- 2 slices of onion
- 1 shredded lettuce leaf
- ¼ cup of pitted olives, chopped
- 20 fresh mint leaves
- Chile flakes, to taste
- Sprinkle of olive oil
Preheat the oven to 500 °F.
Place the bread on a bake sheet.
In a small bowl, mix the oil and the zaatar. Spread the mix on the bread.
Cook in the oven for 2 minutes.
Place the remaining ingredients on the bread and sprinkle with olive oil. Roll the bread and serve immediately.