Labneh (LEB-neigh) is a strained yogurt with a rich texture similar to whipped cream cheese. Use as a bagel spread, or drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with Aleppo pepper for a dip, as shown.

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active:
5 mins
total:
1 day
Yield:
Serves 10 (serving size: 2 tbsp.)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Arrange a double layer of cheesecloth in a strainer (or, alternatively, line a strainer with coffee filters); spoon yogurt into strainer, and place strainer over a bowl so that it rests a few inches above the bottom of the bowl. Lightly cover strainer with plastic wrap. Refrigerate 24 hours.

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  • Remove strainer from bowl; discard whey. Spoon labneh into a bowl; stir in salt. Store in refrigerator for up to 1 week.

Nutrition Facts

26 calories; fat 1.6g; saturated fat 1g; mono fat 0.4g; poly fat 0.1g; protein 2g; carbohydrates 1g; cholesterol 6mg; sodium 110mg; calcium 40mg; sugars 3g.
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