Dressing With Nutritional Yeast

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Appears in
Umami: Unlocking the Secrets of the Fifth Taste

By Ole Mouritsen

Published 2014

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Nutritional yeast is also jokingly called hippie dust. Appropriately, this recipe comes from an old hippie café in Florida that was popular with vegetarians and vegans.


  • 10 g (¾ Tbsp) nutritional yeast flakes
  • ¾ dL (


Mix all of the ingredients together. The herbs can be replaced by flakes of dried sea lettuce. To make a lighter dressing without oil, just mix the yeast flakes with rice vinegar, cooking sake, and small flakes of sea lettuce.