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Labneh with Balsamic Roasted Grapes

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Featured in Season 3, Episode 1

Cook time: Approximately 30 minutes
Serves: 4 as an appetizer


  • 1.5 cups red seedless grapes 
  • 1 tbs balsamic vinegar plus additional for garnish 
  • 1 tbs olive oil plus additional for garnish
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt 
  • ⅛ tsp black pepper  
  • 1 cup labneh
  • ¼ cup pistachios, crushed 
  • Maldon salt for garnish  
  • fresh thyme leaves for garnish
  • celery stalks and pita bread or chips for serving 


Preheat the oven to 400°. Toss the grapes with the balsamic vinegar, olive oil, salt, and pepper and place on a rimmed sheet pan. Roast for 20 minutes until the grapes have begun to shrivel and brown slightly. Scatter grapes over a bed of labneh and garnish with crushed pistachios, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, fresh thyme leaves, maldon salt, and black pepper. Serve with celery stalks and pita bread.