Labneh with Za'atar

Flavors / Smokes Used

Flavor / Smoke Usage Rate Description
Nat Wood Fired FL WONF RA12044 0.50% Nat Wood Fired FL WONF RA12044 adds soft smokiness with subtle charred seared notes as if cooked over a Northern hardwood campfire.

Ingredients

Ingredient OZ. LBS. GRAMS % WEIGHT
Plain Whole Milk Yogurt (not Greek style) 35.12 2.19 995.60 99.56
Kosher Salt 0.16 0.01 4.40 0.44
Thyme, fresh, minced 5.04 0.32 143.00 14.30
Sesame Seeds, toasted 20.14 1.26 571.00 57.10
Sumac, ground 6.31 0.39 179.00 17.90
Coarse Sea Salt 3.77 0.24 107.00 10.70
TOTALS 70.54 4.41 2000 200%

Preparation

Labneh:

  1. Line a strainer with a coffee filter; spoon yogurt into strainer. Place over a bowl so the strainer rests a few inches above the bottom of the bowl. Cover with  plastic wrap and refrigerate for 24 hours.
  2. Remove strainer from bowl; discard whey. Spoon labneh into a bowl and stir in salt and Red Arrow product.
  3. Store in refrigerator for up to 1 week.

Za'atar:

  1. Mix all ingredients together in a bowl.

To serve:

  1. Drizzle olive oil over labneh and sprinkle with za'atar and Aleppo pepper. Serve with warm pita bread wedges.
Labneh with Za'atar