Yield: 4 Servings
|2 eaches||Cucumbers, peeled, seeded & grated|
|1 tablespoon||Olive oil|
|Cured black olives|
Drain off exces liquid from the cucumbers & combine with the sugar, vinegar, oil & salt. Crush the za'atar between your fingertips & sprinkle over the cucumbers. Mix well with two forks, then chill.
Decorate with olives before serving.
*An herb found only in the Mediteranean, similar to marjoram which may be sustituted for it. Or use thyme or oregano or a mixture of all three.
Paula Wolfert, "Couscous & Other Good Food From Morocco"