Homemade labneh

By anka
March 18, 2015

Makes: 2 1/2 cups

Ingredients

Labneh

  • 6 cups plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon aji pepper paste

Toppings

  • 10-15 roasted hazelnut chopped into small pieces
  • few sprigs of dill, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons pomegranate seeds
  • 1 tablespoon sumac
  • extra virgin olive oil
In This Recipe

Directions

Labneh

  1. Use a large square of cheesecloth.
  2. Place over strainer or colander
  3. In another bowl mix yogurt, salt and pepper paste.
  4. Put mixture into a strainer with cheesecloth and tide. Put everything over a large bowl in refrigerator for 1-2 days. The longer that the cheese is left, the firmer it becomes.

Toppings

  1. Fill a serving dish with labneh.
  2. Sprinkle hazelnut, dill, pomegranate seeds and sumac over the labneh.
  3. Drizzle some good olive oil over everything.
  4. Serve with pita chips, vegetables and fruit.

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