Seitan Recipes

Seitan “Meat and Potatoes” Stew

Seitan and potatoes stew recipe

Seitan gives this stew a “meaty” texture, and combined with potatoes and carrots becomes a comforting, hearty dish. Prepared seitan is readily available in most natural foods stores as well as a growing number of well-stocked supermarkets, but you can make your own as well (see the link in the ingredient list) Adapted from The Vegetarian Family Cookbook. more→

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Seitan Chow Fun

When you’re in the mood for tasty Asian-style fare, this seitan stir-fry, embellished with broccoli, peppers, and wide noodles comes together quickly. Serve with spring rolls (from the natural foods store freezer) and a simple coleslaw with a sesame-ginger dressing. more→

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Sweet-and-Sour Seitan and Vegetables

This easy seitan stir-fry makes a delicious and nourishing one-dish meal. To vary it, you can substitute tofu for the seitan. Adapted from The Vegetarian Family Cookbook. more→

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Seitan, Mushroom, and Onion Stir-Fry

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This simple seitan dish is great choice for hearty appetites, and a warming dish for nippy evenings. Lots of red onion adds great flavor, and the mushrooms bolster the “meaty” quality of the seitan. more→

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Seitan Peppersteak

Here’s the Chinese restaurant classic, in a hearty, “beefy” vegan version using seitan in place of the real thing. It’s better this way!
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Seitan and Broccoli Stir-Fry

This easy vegetable stir-fry showcases seitan’s unique flavor and texture. Serve with rice or noodles, and one of the many tasty salads featured in the category A Slew of Slaws. more→

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Garlicky Greens with Seitan and Soy Sausage

Tofurky sausage is a fun protein source that provides plenty of flavor and spice to a meal. I prefer it to other kinds of faux sausages because it’s made with tofu and seitan rather then textured soy protein. The bold taste of Tofurky sausage provides a perfect foil for fresh greens. more→

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