Homemade labneh

Homemade labneh
  • Recipe Dips
  • Preparation10 minutes
  • Cook TimeNone
  • Serves8

Fresh and creamy cheese made with yogurt!


  • 1 tub Olympic Krema plain yogurt (Olympic organic plain yogurt works as well).
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cumin
  • Sea salt and fresh ground pepper
  • ¼ cup of red or yellow diced pepper
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil


  1. Line a large sieve with a clean paper towel or with many layers of cheesecloth and set atop a large bowl.
  2. Pour yogurt into the sieve and cover with the cheesecloth or a plastic wrap.
  3. Let sit 8 hours in the refrigerator. The day after, the labneh is ready!
  4. Sprinkle with olive oil, sea salt, pepper and fresh spices.  Garnish with peppers if desired and serve with pita bread.