Nutritional Yeast

Glossary of
Vegetarianism and
Vegetarian Cuisine

(noun)  A health supplement grown on molasses, sugar beets, or wood pulp. This inactive yeast has a cheesy flavor and is a rich source of B vitamins, protein, selenium, and zinc.



nooch, food yeast, primary-grown yeast, savory yeast flakes


Recipes with nutritional yeast


Also see

brewer’s yeast ~ vitamin B12


Learn more

Vegetarian substitutions ~ Vegetarian protein


Vegetarian Glossary Index

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