Middle Eastern Yogurt Labane Cheese Recipe

Yogurt Labane Cheese
his unique but popular Middle Eastern recipe is very easy to prepare, and goes perfectly with bread recipes.

Rating: 5  stars Read Reviews (1)

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  • Type
  • Vegetarian
  • Level
  • Easy
  • Prep Time
  • 20 Minutes
  • Total Time
  • 1 Day
  • Yield
  • 8 Servings
Tools You Will Need:
1 tbsp
1 large bowl or bucket
1 medium jar
Cotton cloth or cheesecloth (washed and cleaned)
½ gallon yogurt
1 tbsp sea-salt
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
4 tbsp za’atar
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1.  Mix the yogurt with the salt.

2.  Spread the mixture on the cloth.

3.  Tie the cloth so that it squeezes the mixture.

4.  Use the rope to suspend the cloth above a big bowl or

5. After 12 hours, you’ll have labane. Put the labane in a  medium-sized
jar, add olive oil and za’atar on top, and it’s ready for enjoying! 
Best Served With: Pita Bread

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I didn't know that labane is so easy to prepare, and it has a delicate taste which is really different than the any labane I have ever bought. I made a pita sandwich and added some sliced tomatoes and fresh green onion.
Caroline, Wed Apr 27, 2011