Za'atar Roasted Carrots & Green Beans


  • 1 pound carrots peeled & sliced vertically

  • 1 pound green beans trimmed

  • 1/4 cup olive oil divided

  • 2 tablespoons za'atar divided

  • 1 teaspoon salt divided

  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper divided


  • Pre-heat oven to 425 degrees and have two large baking sheets ready to go.

  • Using two large bowls or resealable plastic bags, fill one with carrots and one with the green beans.

  • Drizzle each bowl with half of the remaining ingredients: olive oil (two tablespoons for each), za'atar (one tablespoon each), salt (1/2 teaspoon each) and pepper (1/4 teaspoon each.)

  • Toss both batches to coat and spread on to even layers in two separate baking sheets.

  • Place carrots and green beans in the oven and roast until nicely browned: 15-20 minutes for the green beans and 20-25 minutes for the carrots.

  • Remove from the oven and serve separately or in one dish.

Booklet Section: Symbolic New Year Foods