Shanklish is a wonderful cheese, very popular in Lebanon where it is incorporated into a salad, similar to the now famous Greek salad in the North America. I even read somewhere that it was invented by Kurdish nomadic tribes in the region. It is available in the US in all Middle Eastern stores and usually comes in two types: plain or hot (spicy).
I even tried making it once and although not hard, it was rather messy. If you decide to make it, I’d recommend picking a hot day or at least having a special place earmarked for it, like a basement.
If you feel like making it, check this post.
1 head of lettuce, washed, dried, and cut into bits
1 ball of shanklish, cut into small dice
2 large tomatoes, diced
1 cup green onions (I used the leeks from the soup), sliced thin
Dressing: A drizzle of olive oil and lemon juice with a touch of salt (the cheese is already rather salty)
1. Mix gently to combine. Serve with pita bread on the side.
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