Monday, October 24, 2011

Basic Barbeque Seitan

You don't have to get fancy to make seitan taste fabulous! This simple recipe is tasty on its own or in a sandwich.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes


1 package prepared seitan, or about 14 oz, cut into strips
1/2 yellow or white onion, diced
2 tbsp olive oil
1 cup barbeque sauce

Sautee onions in olive oil until soft, about 3-5 minutes.

Add seitan and cook until just barely golden brown, about 3-5 minutes, stirring frequently.

Add barbeque sauce, and stir well. Reduce heat and allow to simmer until sauce has cooked down, about 10-15 more minutes.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Mexican Seitan Fajitas

Colorful seitan fajitas look just like real meat, but are, of course, lower in fat and cholesterol-free. Wrap these vegetarian fajitas in a flour tortilla and serve with Mexican rice and beans for a complete meal.

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes


1 package seitan, about 1 pound, cut into strips
1 red bell pepper, cut into strips
1/2 onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, diced
1/2 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp paprika (optional)
1/2 tsp cumin powder
2 tbsp soy sauce
3 tbsp olive oil

Sautee onions and garlic in olive oil until onions are soft, about 3-5 minutes.

Add remaining ingredients and allow to cook, stirring frequently for 7-10 minutes, until seitan is thoroughly cooked.

Wrap in flour tortillas and serve plain or with taco sauce, homemade guacamole, cheese and sour cream and enjoy!