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Lactose-Free “Buttermilk” Recipe

"Buttermilk" can be low FODMAP if you follow our easy recipe.

Low FODMAP Serving Size Info: Makes 1 cup (240 ml); low FODMAP serving size can be up to 1 cup (240 ml), but we usually use it as a component.

Course: Basic
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Makes: 8 Servings
Calories: 19 kcal
Author: Dédé Wilson


  • 1 scant cup (230 ml) lactose-free whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice, apple cider or rice wine vinegar


  1. Measure out milk in a liquid measuring cup and add lemon juice or vinegar and allow to sit for 5 minutes or until mixture has thickened. Use in recipe immediately.


  • If your recipe specifically calls for low fat or fat free buttermilk, you can use the corresponding lactose-free milk in lieu of the whole milk.
Nutrition Facts
Lactose-Free “Buttermilk” Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 19 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 1mg0%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin C 0.7mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.