Instant Pot Greek Yogurt


Making homemade yogurt in your Instant Pot is so easy! Try this thick, rich, and creamy Greek yogurt made with only 3 basic ingredients.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
9 hrs 45 mins
Total Time:
9 hrs 50 mins


  • 1 gallon 2% milk

  • 2 tablespoons plain yogurt

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot). Select Yogurt function and press Adjust button until Boil appears on display. Pour milk into the pot. Close and lock the lid; set timer for 45 minutes. Check with a thermometer until temperature reaches 185 degrees F (85 degrees C).

  2. Remove the pot and place on a cooling rack until temperature reaches 110 degrees F (45 degrees C). Take 1 cup milk and mix with plain yogurt and vanilla extract in a bowl; whisk until well combined. Pour back into the pot and reselect Yogurt function. Close and lock lid. Set timer for 9 hours.

  3. Strain yogurt into a bowl with a fine-mesh strainer or nut bag and store in a refrigerator in sterilized glass jars.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

329 Calories
13g Fat
31g Carbs
22g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 329
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 8g 41%
Cholesterol 52mg 17%
Sodium 268mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Total Sugars 31g
Protein 22g
Vitamin C 1mg 7%
Calcium 763mg 59%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 979mg 21%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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