Lebneh with Date Relish

By Elizabeth Wadham
August 30, 2015
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Author Notes: A sweet & savory spread for flatbread. Enjoy as an appetizer, simple lunch or part of a mezze platter.Elizabeth Wadham

Serves: 4


  • 2 cups whole milk greek yogurt

Date Relish

  • 3/4 cup pitted dates, sliced lengthwise
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse crystal salt, such as maldon
  1. Drain yogurt in cheesecloth-lined strainer for 12-24 hours. You will have a soft cheese that holds its shape.
  2. Mix sliced dates, parsley, lemon, olive oil, & salt. Spoon date relish over lebneh and serve with flatbread or crackers.

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