Za’atar Paloma cocktail in stemless wine glasses with slices of grapefruit

Za’atar Paloma Recipe

Za’atar is a versatile spice blend that can be purchased at upscale grocery stores, Middle Eastern markets, and on the internet. This Za’atar Paloma cocktail recipe combines the classic ingredients of a paloma – tequila and grapefruit – with a delicious homemade za’atar simple syrup.

4.17 from 6 votes
Za’atar Paloma cocktail in stemless wine glasses with slices of grapefruit
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Za’atar Paloma

Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Servings: 1 cocktail
Author: Gluten Free & More

Ingredients

For each serving:

  • 2 parts reposado tequila
  • 1 part ruby red grapefruit juice
  • ½ part za’atar simple syrup (recipe follows)
  • 2-3 parts sparkling grapefruit water
  • Ice cubes
  • ½ grapefruit slice , for garnish

Instructions

  • Combine tequila, grapefruit juice, and simple syrup in a pitcher. Top with sparkling water and stir. Fill glasses with ice, add cocktail, and garnish with a grapefruit slice.

 

4.50 from 2 votes
Za’atar Paloma cocktail in stemless wine glasses with slices of grapefruit
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Za’atar Simple Syrup

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Condiment/Sauce
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Servings: 2 cups
Author: Gluten Free & More

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • ¼ cup za’atar seasoning

Instructions

  • Combine sugar and water in a saucepan and heat over medium heat. Stir until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat, stir in za’atar while still hot, and let steep for at least 30 minutes or up to 3 hours. Strain and discard solids. Will keep, covered in the refrigerator, for up to 1 month.
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Tags: Grapefruit Middle Eastern Tequila
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