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A delicious, easy-to-make Seitan recipe. Make your own at home. It’s tastes better and saves you money!! Whoo hoo.

What is seitan? It’s a protein-filled meat substitute made with the protein portion of wheat flour.

Ingredients:

Seitan:

  • 2 cups vital gluten flour
  • 1/3 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/3 cup white flour
  • 3 tbsp minced ginger (optional)
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 2 1/4 cups hot water
  • 1/4 cup soy, tamari or bragg’s sauce
  • 1/2 tsp rosemary (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp sage (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp thyme (optional)

Directions:

  1. Mix dry ingredients and add ginger.
  2. Mix water and soy sauce and add to dry ingredients.
  3. Knead well for about 5 minutes until everything is incorporated. It quickly forms a doughy mass.
  4. Form into 2 loafs and let stand for 30 minutes.

Broth:

  • 8 cups Water (or use vegetable broth)
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce, tamari or bragg’s
  • 3 tbsp nutritional yeast (optional)
  • spices or 2 veggie cubes – something to add a nice broth flavor

Directions:

  1. Bring to boil.
  2. Add *cut up seitan pieces
  3. bring to simmer for 60-90 minutes depending on sizes of seitan
    * cut up seitan into filet slices or small bite-sized pieces. The pieces will expand in the broth – to nearly twice their original size.

Yum!