Wild Zaatar Mix with Seafood

Our Wild Zaatar Mix is totally organic, not certified yet, but your palate will do it for us! Since it is a a mix (oregano, sumac and roasted sesame) it is a recipe by itself so here are multiple options you can use with this delicious mix:

LELO  Zaatar Mix with Mussels. Serves 4 

  • 2 lb fresh mussels
  • 1 lemon slice
  • 2 shallots finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons of Wild LELO Zaatar Mix
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • Light sprinkle of dried red pepper flakes
  • Garnish with one teaspoon of Wild Zaatar Mix


  • Clean the mussels several times with fresh cold water and discard any ones that are closed or empty
  • Boil the mussels with a slice of lemon for 3-4 minutes until they  start foaming
  • While saving the liquid, drain the mussels and remove them from their shells
  • Heat extra virgin olive oil in a pan and once hot, add the mussels
  • After about a minute, add the chopped garlic and shallots
  • After five minutes of cooking, lower the heat and add Wild Zaatar Mix, paprika, red pepper flakes and the remaining mussel juice.
  • Allow for all of the ingredients to fully combine and remove the pan from the heat.

Serve warm with a sprinkle of Zaatar Mix.