5 Ways To Make Perfect Homemade Seitan

5 Ways To Make Perfect Homemade Seitan

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Seitan is also known as wheat meat or white protein. It is most popular among vegans. Seitan is a great alternative to meat and it has a mild flavor, like tofu.

It is also very versatile and can be prepared in many ways. You can find it in supermarkets, but it is the best to make your own seitan at home. Here are some amazing recipes for you:

1. Basic homemade seitan

Seitan is rich in protein and it has a meaty texture. This is simple and easy to make homemade seitan recipe.

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Ingredients:

– 4 cups gluten flour
– 1 cup nutritional yeast flakes
– 1/2 cup flour, any
– 1 tsp. garlic powder
– 1/3 cup soy sauce
– 2 tbsp. ground paprika
– 2 tbsp. olive oil
– Salt and pepper, to taste
– 2 cups vegetable broth

Instructions:

In a small bowl, combine all dry ingredients. In another bowl, combine remaining ingredients, except vegetable stock. Mix all ingredients together until well mixed. Shape your mixture into your desired shape. In a large saucepan, bring vegetable stock to a boil and add seitan pieces. Reduce heat and cook for 20-30 min. Serve and enjoy.

2. Baked seitan

This amazingly tasty baked seitan is a great addition to any meal or dish.

Ingredients:

– 4 cups of wheat gluten
– Salt and pepper, to taste
– 2 cups vegetable broth
– 1 tsp. chili powder
– 1 bell pepper, chopped
– 1 carrot, peeled, grated
– 1/3 fresh herbs, chopped

Ingredients:

Combine the first 3 ingredients. In another bowl, combine rest of ingredients. Combine all ingredients together and mix with your hands. Shape your seitan into a desired shape and wrap in foil. Bring a vegetable stock to a boil and cook for 30 minutes. Preheat your oven to 400 F and bake for 30 minutes. Remove your seitan from oven and let it cool for a few minutes. Done!

3. Vegan meatloaf

This recipe is the best alternative to your traditional meatloaf.

Ingredients:

– 4 cups wheat gluten
– 2 cups nutritional yeast
– 2 cloves garlic, minced
– 1 onion, chopped
– 2 tsp. ground paprika
– 2 tsp. fresh parsley, chopped
– 1 tomato, chopped
– Salt and pepper, to taste
– 2 tsp. Italian herb mix
– 2 cups veggie broth

Instructions:

Preheat your oven to 450 F. In a large bowl, mix the first 2 all ingredients. In another bowl, mix remaining ingredients. Combine all ingredients together. Let your mixture rest for a few minutes. Line a loaf pan with parchment paper. Place mixture in the oven and bake for 1-1, 5 hours. Enjoy!

4. Gluten-free seitan

Since many people have the gluten-gluten intolerance, this homemade seitan recipe is gluten-free!

Ingredients:

– 1 cup brown rice flour
– 1 cup millet flour
– 1 cup oat flour
– 4 tsp. xanthan gum
– 1 cup nutritional yeast
– Salt and pepper, to taste
– 2 cups veggie broth

Instructions:

Preheat your oven to 400 F. In a food processor or a blender, mix wet ingredients. In another bowl, mix dry ingredients. Slowly add all ingredients in a food processor. Line your pan with parchment paper. Place your mixture on parchment paper and bake for 1 hour. Done!

5. Crunchy grilled seitan

This recipe is a great addition to any barbecue party. And nobody will notice that it doesn’t have any meat in it.

Ingredients:

– 2 cups wheat gluten
– 4 tbsp. nutritional yeast
– 1 tbsp. ground paprika
– 1 onion, chopped
– 1 tsp. garlic powder
– 1 tsp. chili powder
– Salt and pepper, to taste
– 2 cups veggie broth
– 2 tbsp. olive oil

Instructions:

Preheat your barbecue. In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients together. In a food processor or a blender, add remaining ingredients. Mix together all ingredients. Shape your desired shapes and bake for 5 minutes each side. Done!