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Nonfat Yogurt Cheese

Yield Makes about 1 1/2 cups


  • 1 quart plain nonfat yogurt (made without gelatin)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 106
  • protein 12 g
  • carbohydrate 11 g
  • sodium 106 mg

How to Make It

  1. Line a colander with 2 layers of cheesecloth or 1 layer of muslin and set in a larger bowl, elevating the colander at least 1 inch from bottom of bowl. Spoon 1 quart plain nonfat yogurt (made without gelatin) into cloth. Seal bowl and colander with plastic wrap. Chill for 2 to 4 days, discarding the liquid whey as it accumulates. Use the cheese or scoop into a container and store airtight up to a week; freeze to store longer. Drain whey before using cheese.

  2. Nutritional analysis per 1/2 cup.