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

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