“This is the seitan recipe I came up with after looking at two fairly popular recipes (http://vegandad.blogspot.com/2008/06/veggie-lunch-meat.html and http://www.postpunkkitchen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=15959&p=1). This recipe makes a nice sized (7 to 8 inches I suppose) sausage like loaf and can probably be easily changed to your taste based on what spices you use. Note: if you want it to be more like the former recipe (like lunch meat) cook it longer (30-45 mins steaming, 45 mins baking), if you're looking for a nice ground beef substitute 30-35 mins steaming, then another 30-35 mins baking is better. I've used the longer cooked seitan in stuffing and the lesser cooked in dirty rice. Both were thoroughly enjoyed by all involved! I hope you enjoy it too!”
READY IN:
1hr 10mins
SERVES:
12-24
YIELD:
1 loaf (
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Sift together all dry ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix wet ingredients.
  3. Add the liquid mixture to the dry ingredients.
  4. Knead until well mixed and shape into an 8 inch (or so) loaf.
  5. Lay out a fairly large sheet of aluminum foil, place the loaf in the center, and wrap foil around loaf lengthwise, twisting the ends to form a sausage link-like loaf.
  6. Steam loaf (still wrapped in foil) for 30-45 mins (see note in description).
  7. Pre-heat oven to 350°F.
  8. Place loaf (still wrapped foil) on a baking sheet or in a pan and bake for 30-45 mins (see note in description).
  9. Remove, unwrap, let cool, and enjoy!

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a
SORT BY: