Labne Cucumber Mint Dip

Labne Cucumber Mint Dip

Delicious! A good dip makes a great appetizer or addition to a meal.

I’ve had a variety of cucumber dips made from Greek Yogurt or labne, when I go out to eat. That inspired me to try homemade. It’s simple, rich with probiotics and tastes fantastic. I use labne, instead of yogurt, to give it a thicker consistency.

Labne is also known as kefir cheese. I bought this at a mid-eastern market where they have many labne brands in the yogurt section. The nationwide chain grocery store in my area also carries it in the international section of the dairy case. I generally buy whichever brand is cheapest and haven’t been disappointed.

Labne Cucumber Mint Dip can be served on it’s own with bread, chips or veggies. Or it works well as an accompaniment to rice, eggs, vegetarian dishes, fish and meat. This dip only takes a few minutes to prepare. It’s great for parties, family movie night or an ordinary meal.

Ingredients for Labne Cucumber Mint Dip

Labne Cucumber Mint Dip


1 lb. Labne Kefir Cheese
2 Persian Cucumbers, chopped
1/2 bunch Mint, chopped
2 cloves Garlic, chopped
1/2 t Salt


Mix all ingredients together by hand.

Serve immediately or cover and chill in the refrigerator until you’re ready to eat.

Labne Cucumber Mint Dip

Labne Cucumber Mint Dip

5 comments for “Labne Cucumber Mint Dip

  1. ANN*H
    October 21, 2016 at 10:50 am

    I love cucumber salad so I would try this, but I dont know about the mint with it- I might not like that in it.

  2. Mary Mac
    October 25, 2016 at 7:01 am

    Delicious recipe. First time I have heard of this cheese, will check it out.

  3. Mia
    January 6, 2017 at 10:47 am

    What a flavorful dip that would be fun to serve.

  4. Jeffrey
    February 18, 2017 at 6:58 pm

    Great looking dip recipe.

  5. Kimberly Flickinger
    April 13, 2017 at 11:28 am

    I never heard of a cucumber mint dip; however, I love the combination, will definitely try, sounds delicious.

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