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Yogurt Cheese (Labneh)

Homemade yogurt draining for Greek yogurt.

Greek yogurt or labneh is yogurt that has been strained so that the whey is removed leaving behind a creamy, thick, cheese-like yogurt.

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Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Place yogurt into a cheesecloth lined strainer and drain for 24 hours. If your house is warm, put it in the fridge to drain.
  2. Reserve the whey for fermenting, and enjoy the labneh.

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Keywords: Lebanese, Mediterranean, Greek yogurt, labneh, breakfast, dessert