Greek Yogurt Cheese Balls

Greek Yogurt Cheese Balls

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CuisineSyrian Recipes
Servings2 People


  • 2 Cups Labneh or Greek Yogurt
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp fresh herbs finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp lemon zest Salt to taste Freshly ground black-pepper to taste


  • Line a large strainer with cheesecloth and put over a deep bowl. Put all of the yogurt in the cloth.
  • Close the cheese cloth by closing its edges and place in a refrigerator for two days.
  • Now tenderly squeeze excessive liquid and the result will be soft cheese. Make small balls out of this cheese and keep in glass jar.
  • Take a medium bowl. Put in olive oil, lemon zest, salt and pepper. Whisk well.
  • Now pour this dressing into glass jar and marinate for eight hours. This will taste delicious up to 2 weeks.
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