My new food obsession is labne, sometimes spelled labneh. Labne is a middle eastern yogurt product that is thicker than Greek yogurt, and creamier, while still low in calories. It is delicious on sliced fruit, as a schmear alongside hummus or as a base for dips and spreads. The brand above is found in grocery stores either next to cream cheese or yogurt.
1 cup labne
1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/2 cup minced cilantro or mint
1 cup grated or finely chopped cucumber
1/4 cup finely minced roasted hazelnuts or pistachios
Combine the first 5 ingredients in a bowl until very smooth.
Fold in the cilantro or mint.
Fold in the cucumbers and nuts until well blended.
Refrigerate until ready to use.
I usually make twice this recipe, as it disappears quickly.