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Zaatar-Grilled Corn with Zhoug

by Michael Variacion on July 19, 2017

A Vegan diet need not be boring. If you're planning for a vegan cookout, this easy to cook Zaatar-Grilled Corn with Zhoug recipe from Cookstr will definitely be a winner!

Serves 6 - 8


For the Za’atar Marinade
  • 1/2 cup sunflower oil
  • 1 teaspoon sherry vinegar
  • 2 tbsp Zaatar spice
For the Zhoug
  • 3 jalapeno peppers, stems and seeds removed

  • 1/4 cup chopped white onion
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 cup parsley
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon cardamom
  • 2 peeled garlic cloves
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/3 cup sunflower oil
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  • 4 to 8 ears of corn, shucked



  1. Combine all of the marinade ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Leftovers can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 7 days
  2. Combine all of the zhoug ingredients in a food processor and process until the peppers and herbs are broken down and the mixture is the consistency of a loose pesto. Leftovers can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
  3. Bring a large pot of salted water to a rolling boil over high heat. Blanch the corn for 8 minutes, then drain.
  4. Preheat a chargrill to high or a grill pan over high heat, then brush each ear with about 2 tablespoons of za’atar marinade. Grill the corn briefly until lightly charred.
  5. Top the corn with zhoug and serve immediately.



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Source: Cookstr


Photo Credit to: Cookstr