Whipped Goat Cheese Sesame Flatbread with Za'atar topped with basil and cut into triangles
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Whipped Goat Cheese Sesame Flatbread with Za'atar

This whipped goat cheese sesame flatbread with za'atar is topped with warm cheese and sprinkled with seeds and herbs. It makes a satisfying lunch for one or a pre-dinner snack when shared with friends! 
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 minutes
Total Time 14 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 129kcal
Author Flavour and Savour

Ingredients

  • 2 thin crust baked flatbread loaves
  • 3.5 oz goat cheese (100 gm)
  • 2 oz low fat cream cheese (57 gm)
  • 1 1/2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1 tsp Za'atar spice mix
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves

Instructions

  • Combine goat cheese, cream cheese, lemon juice and lemon zest in a food processor and blend until smooth and creamy.
  • Toast sesame seeds in a skillet over medium heat until just starting to turn brown. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Spread cream cheese mixture evenly on both pieces of flatbread. Heat under the broiler for 3 minutes or until edges are crispy and cheese is warm. Add half the basil leaves and heat for 30 - 60 seconds more, sjust so they wilt slightly. Remove from oven.
  • Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds and za'atar spice mix and top with remaining fresh basil leaves. Slice into triangles and serve warm.

Nutrition

Calories: 129kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 197mg | Potassium: 70mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 395IU | Vitamin C: 1.6mg | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 1.5mg