Labneh Balls

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By Anas Atassi

Published 2021

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  • 1 quantity of labneh
  • Extra-virgin olive oil (for storing)
  • Sprig of fresh thyme, 1


The longer the labneh drains, the thicker it becomes. After draining it for 3 days it will be so thick that you will be able to form the cheese into small, roughly walnut-sized balls.

Arrange the labneh balls in a glass jar. Pour olive oil over the balls until they are covered and store them in the refrigerator. Add a sprig of fresh thyme, a clove of garlic, a chilli pepper or all three