Savoury Crack Sprinkle

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Recipe by Naomi Sherman
Servings

50

serves
Net Carbs

0.88

grams
Protein

0.75

grams
Fat

1.5

grams

Pssst! Do you have a salt lover in your family?
Do you remove the plates from the dinner table to see a “ring of doom” from the vigorous shaking of the salt shaker?

Uh huh. I see you. I hear you. I am you.

This delicious seasoning came about as I was searching for a way to reduce the salt intake of members of my family.

It started as a form of Gomasio, a Japanese flavoured salt, and then over time morphed into this cheesy, nutty, salty, craaaaazy good seasoning.

I gave some of it to a foodie friend who dubbed it Savoury Crack and said that she was eating it out of the jar with a spoon, so the name stuck.

I love it on pretty much anything that you’d sprinkle salt on but it shines particularly well on poached eggs and avo.

For the vegans out there, this is an amazing substitute for parmesan cheese.

I have a jar of this in my cupboard, ALWAYS.

So, don’t get salty with me. 
Make yourself a batch.

Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of sesame seeds

  • 1 tablespoon of sea salt

  • 2 tablespoons of nutritional yeast

Directions

  • Place the sesame seeds in a shallow pan and toast over medium heat until golden brown and smelling incredible.
  • Don’t over brown the seeds though, they will become bitter and that’s not the flavour we’re looking for.
  • Remove from heat and sit aside to cool.
  • Put the salt and nutritional yeast in a bowl and stir to combine.
  • Pour the warm, but not hot, sesame seeds into the bowl and combine well.
  • Using a mortar and pestle, a small food processor or a spice grinder, work in batches to roughly blitz the mix.
  • You don’t want to over process the seeds, you just want to break them up slightly to release those toasty oils into the mixture.
  • Let’s be honest though, if you accidentally over process it, it will still taste fabulous.
  • Store it in a jar in the pantry.
  • don’t know how long it keeps, mine is always gone well before any use by date.

Nutrition Facts

50 servings per container


  • Amount Per ServingCalories18.3
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 1.5g 3%
    • Total Carbohydrate 0.88g 1%
      • Protein 0.75g 2%

        * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.