Apricot-Hazelnut Labneh Recipe

Apricot-Hazelnut Labneh is a creamy and tangy Middle Eastern yogurt cheese infused with the flavors of apricot and hazelnut. This delightful spread is made by straining yogurt until it reaches a thick and creamy consistency, then mixing in dried apricots and toasted hazelnuts. The result is a smooth and velvety labneh with a hint of sweetness from the apricots and a subtle nutty flavor from the hazelnuts. Enjoy this delicious labneh as a spread on toast, a dip for fresh fruits, or as a topping for salads and roasted vegetables.

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Ingredients for Apricot-Hazelnut Labneh Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Plain Yogurt
  • 0.06 cup Dried Apricots, Chopped
  • 0.03 cup Toasted Hazelnuts, Chopped

Directions: Apricot-hazelnut Labneh Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Line a fine-mesh sieve with cheesecloth and place it over a bowl.
  • STEP 2.Pour plain yogurt into the cheesecloth-lined sieve and let it drain in the refrigerator for 24 hours.
  • STEP 3.After 24 hours, transfer the strained yogurt to a mixing bowl and discard the liquid.
  • STEP 4.Add chopped dried apricots and toasted hazelnuts to the yogurt and mix well.
  • STEP 5.Transfer the labneh to a jar or airtight container and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.
  • STEP 6.Serve the apricot-hazelnut labneh as a spread on toast, a dip for fresh fruits, or as a topping for salads and roasted vegetables.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to use plain yogurt without any added flavors or sweeteners.
  • To toast the hazelnuts, spread them on a baking sheet and bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for about 10 minutes, or until fragrant and lightly golden.
  • You can adjust the amount of dried apricots and hazelnuts according to your taste preference.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the apricot-hazelnut labneh in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 5 days.
  • Before serving, let the labneh sit at room temperature for a few minutes to soften.
  • Serve the labneh with a drizzle of honey and a sprinkle of chopped hazelnuts for extra flavor.
Nutrition
value
39
calories per serving
3 g Fat< 1 g Protein3 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    3g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Carbs
    3g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    3g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

Fats

  • Fat
    3g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    26mg
  • Iron
    1mg
  • Vitamin A
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    8mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    11mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    27mg
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp