Plain Yogurt Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Low fat milk1 Quart
 Nonfat dry milk powder1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Plain yogurt with active cultures1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 643 Calories from Fat 32

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g5.6%

Saturated Fat 2.4 g11.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 45 mg

Sodium 916.4 mg38.2%

Total Carbohydrates 91 g30.2%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 87.6 g

Protein 62 g123.7%

Vitamin A 2.5% Vitamin C 22.4%

Calcium 215.2% Iron 2.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Preheat oven to 275° F.
2. Mix low-fat and dry milk together. Heat to 180° F. Cool to 110° F.
3. Mix a little of the warm milk into yogurt; stir into bulk of warm milk. Pour into clean casserole dish. Cover.
4. Turn oven off. Put yogurt mixture in oven. Let sit, undisturbed, for 4 to 8 hours. The longer it sits, the tarter it will be.
5. Remove from oven. Divide into 1-cup (8-ounce) serving portions, using glass, plastic, or waxed paper containers with covers (or seal with foil, Saran, or waxed paper lids). Refrigerate.