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An easy, inexpensive, and less fattening alternative to store bought greek yoghurt
Labneh is a yoghurt cheese similar to greek yoghurt. This recipe goes great drizzled with honey, fruit preserves, fruity syrups, and other desserts, like lemony-cinnamon baked pears.

Posted by The Domestic Goddess in Training from San Antonio, Texas, United States • Published See The Domestic Goddess in Training's 3 projects »
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  • How to make a yogurt. Labneh (Yoghurt Cheese) - Step 1
    Step 1

    Place wire strainer in the bowl.

  • How to make a yogurt. Labneh (Yoghurt Cheese) - Step 2
    Step 2

    Line the strainer with cheese cloth.

  • How to make a yogurt. Labneh (Yoghurt Cheese) - Step 3
    Step 3

    Put yoghurt into strainer and add salt.

  • How to make a yogurt. Labneh (Yoghurt Cheese) - Step 4
    Step 4

    Cover the yoghurt with plastic wrap, and place the bowl in the refrigerator for at least four hours and up to three days depending on desired thickness.

    The longer the yoghurt sits, the thicker it becomes.

  • How to make a yogurt. Labneh (Yoghurt Cheese) - Step 5
    Step 5

    Reserve the whey (the liquid in the bowl). If you think your labneh is too thick, you can add some whey back until it's the consistency you like.

    Any whey leftover can be used to add protein to and/or replace milk in oatmeal, cookies, and muffins.

  • How to make a yogurt. Labneh (Yoghurt Cheese) - Step 6
    Step 6

    Eat plain or top with whatever you like and enjoy!

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The Domestic Goddess in Training
The Domestic Goddess in Training · San Antonio, Texas, US · 3 projects
Zahira, it would be just as good and cheaper, at least where I live, to buy regular yoghurt. I usually just get a large tub of Dannon.
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Zahira K.
Zahira K. · Gosford, New South Wales, AU · 3 projects
I love labneh, but is expensive to buy, so I will buy a big tub of greek yoghurt and make my own! I have had it with olive oil, flavoured with lemon and garlic, YUM!
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