Ricotta and Yogurt Labneh

Ricotta and Yogurt Labneh

Ricotta and Yogurt Labneh Ricotta and Yogurt Labneh

Ricotta and Yogurt Labneh

PREP TIME: 5 minutes

PREP TIME: 5 minutes

Ricotta and Yogurt Labneh

PREP TIME: 5 minutes

Ingredients

This creamy, savoury spread is perfect to enjoy with crackers or flatbread as a snack or for a light lunch. You can also serve this with vegetables like cucumbers, peppers or carrots.

Yield: About 1 ½ cups (375 mL)

  • 1 cup (250 mL) Balkan style plain yogurt
  • 1 cup (250 mL) ricotta cheese
  • ¼ tsp (1 ml) salt
  • ½ cup (125 mL) roasted chickpeas
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) dried cranberries
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) pumpkin seeds (pepitas) or sunflower seeds
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ tsp (2 mL) sumac or grated lemon zest
 

Preparation

Stir together yogurt and ricotta cheeses and salt. Scrape mixture into a fine mesh sieve lined with a coffee filter. Set sieve over a bowl and cover with plastic wrap.

Refrigerate overnight or up to 2 days.

Scrape yogurt mixture onto a plate and spread evenly. Sprinkle with chickpeas, cranberries and pumpkin seeds.

Drizzle with oil. Sprinkle with sumac to serve.


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Ingredients

This creamy, savoury spread is perfect to enjoy with crackers or flatbread as a snack or for a light lunch. You can also serve this with vegetables like cucumbers, peppers or carrots.

Yield: About 1 ½ cups (375 mL)

  • 1 cup (250 mL) Balkan style plain yogurt
  • 1 cup (250 mL) ricotta cheese
  • ¼ tsp (1 ml) salt
  • ½ cup (125 mL) roasted chickpeas
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) dried cranberries
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) pumpkin seeds (pepitas) or sunflower seeds
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ tsp (2 mL) sumac or grated lemon zest
Preparation

Stir together yogurt and ricotta cheeses and salt. Scrape mixture into a fine mesh sieve lined with a coffee filter. Set sieve over a bowl and cover with plastic wrap.

Refrigerate overnight or up to 2 days.

Scrape yogurt mixture onto a plate and spread evenly. Sprinkle with chickpeas, cranberries and pumpkin seeds.

Drizzle with oil. Sprinkle with sumac to serve.

Canada (with text)

DID YOU KNOW?

Bone is a living tissue, that is constantly renewing and repairing itself from everyday wear and tear.  However, like many nutrients, calcium is absorbed less effectively as we age.  Try out our calcium calculator to see if you are getting enough in your daily diet.

Emily Richards
Recipe by

Emily Richards

Professional Home Economist

Nutritional Information

Per Serving (¼ cup or ⅙th recipe)
  • Calories
    210
  • Saturated
    14g
  • Fat
    14g
  • Cholesterol
    25mg
  • Sodium
    180mg
  • Fibre
    2g
  • Carbohydrate
    13g
  • Sugars
    7g
  • Iron
    5%
  • Vitamin C
    0%
  • Calcium
    150mg
  • Protein
    9g
  • Vitamin A
    7%
  • Vitamin D
    0%

* The percentage of calcium is based on the Osteoporosis Canada’s daily calcium requirement for people under 50 years of age of 1000 mg.

Osteoporosis Canada’s position on nutrition for healthy bones focuses on calcium and vitamin D while stressing a well-balanced diet which includes fiber and whole grains, vitamins and minerals and protein.

DID YOU KNOW?

Bone is a living tissue, that is constantly renewing and repairing itself from everyday wear and tear.  However, like many nutrients, calcium is absorbed less effectively as we age.  Try out our calcium calculator to see if you are getting enough in your daily diet.

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)
  • Calories
    210
  • Saturated
    14g
  • Fat
    14g
  • Cholesterol
    25mg
  • Sodium
    180mg
  • Fibre
    2g
  • Carbohydrate
    13g
  • Sugars
    7g
  • Iron
    5%
  • Vitamin C
    0%
  • Calcium
    150mg
  • Protein
    9g
  • Vitamin A
    7%
  • Vitamin D
    0%
* The percentage of calcium is based on the Osteoporosis Canada’s daily calcium requirement for people under 50 years of age of 1000 mg.

Osteoporosis Canada’s position on nutrition for healthy bones focuses on calcium and vitamin D while stressing a well-balanced diet which includes fiber and whole grains, vitamins and minerals and protein.
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