This vegan peppered turkey recipe comes to us from Ashely Hunt. I can’t wait to try it. I’m posting it now but when I make it, I’ll add a photo! Give it a try – It sounds delicious.


  • 1 cup vital wheat gluten flour
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 1 teaspoon tamari
  • 1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon agave syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon liquid hickory smoke
  • Additional 1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine flour with seasonings (except agave, liquid smoke and additional pepper), add water and stir until ball forms.
  3. Knead ball about 10 times pressing into a 6 inch cylinder.
  4. Put canola oil on a piece of heavy duty tin foil and place cylinder of dough on oil. Wrap tightly (like a sausage) and wrap with another piece of tinfoil.
  5. Bake for 1 hour at 350 degrees (turn over after 1/2 hour).
  6. Remove from oven and allow to cool to touch.
  7. Open foil and coat dough with liquid smoke, agave syrup and additional pepper.
  8. Re-wrap in foil and allow to sit at room temperature till ready to refrigerate.
  9. Chill for a few hours.
  10. Open foil and slice into very thin slices.

Use for sandwiches or anything your heart desires. Yum!