Greek-Style Yogurt

Greek-Style Yogurt Recipe

Photo: Thomas J. Story

For a more voluptuous texture, cookbook author Janet Fletcher drains her homemade yogurt to release some of the liquid (whey). Serve this yogurt with fruit and use it in recipes such as Harissa-Roasted Chicken with Chickpeas.

1 1/2 to 3 cups (from 1 qt. yogurt) (serving size: 1 cup)


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Line a strainer with a double thickness of regular or synthetic cheesecloth (like reusable Plyban; Set strainer over a bowl and add yogurt. Cover and chill. Let drain 1 to 2 1/2 hours, depending on how thick you like it.

Created date

April 2015

Nutritional Information

Calories 240
Caloriesfromfat 54 %
Protein 14 g
Fat 14 g
Satfat 8.2 g
Carbohydrate 14 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Sodium 122 mg
Cholesterol 44 mg