Cheese & Zaatar Manaeesh

Cheese & Zaatar Manakeesh


3 cups flour

1 tsp salt

1 tbsp sugar

1 tbsp instant yeast

1 cup Serjella Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1 cup warm water

1 cup zaatar

250 g akawi cheese, shredded

250 g mozzarella cheese, shredded


  • Sift the flour over a large bowl. Add sugar, salt and yeast. Mix to combine.
  • Add ½ cup of olive oil and 1 cup of warm water. Mix well with your hands or with a spoon until you get a soft, homogeneous mixture.
  • Brush the dough with olive oil, cover it with a cloth and let it rest for 2 hours.
  • In a small bowl, mix zaatar with ¼ cup of olive oil.
  • In another bowl, mix akawi and mozzarella cheese.
  • Divide the dough into 3-4 pieces. Roll each one on a flat surface sprinkled with flour until you form a big circle.
  • Using a medium size round cutter or bowl, cut the dough into a medium size circle. Repeat the process to get the desired number of pies.
  • Spread the olive oil and zaatar mixture on top of some pies and the cheese mixture on the others.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes. Serve.

Enjoy it!

2 Hours 15 minutes
3-4 People
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