24 Deliciously Kick-Ass Vegan Recipes With Homemade Seitan

There seems to be one topic that divides the vegan community like no other…

Fake meats.

Some people love ‘em, some people hate ‘em.

Why hate? Because many of these meat replacers are full of artificial ingredients, even when they’re marketed as healthier alternatives to meat.

I mean, look at the ingredients in a box of veggie burgers:

24 Deliciously Kick-Ass Recipes With Homemade Seitan

What the fuck is ferrous sulfate?

But fear not, I have a solution.

Homemade seitan!

It’s super easy to make, and there’s really only one key ingredient.

24 Deliciously Kick-Ass Recipes With Homemade Seitan

That would be vital wheat gluten (VWG).

You can buy it online or at most Whole Foods markets for around $6. One bag usually makes between 2 and 4 sizable batches of seitan.

You can use the basic recipe that comes on the Bob’s Red Mill bag, or try out any number of other flavor combinations to spice up your seitan.

Now check out these kick-ass recipes to make with your delicious homemade seitan:

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1. Coconut Crusted Seitan

24 Deliciously Kick-Ass Recipes With Homemade Seitan

 

Served with charred corn lime rice and mango salsa. Recipe here.

2. Smoky Maple Seitan Sandwich

24 Deliciously Kick-Ass Recipes With Homemade Seitan

Served with homemade chips. Seitan sandwich recipe here.

3. BBQ Chick’n Wing Style Seitan

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Made from VWG, cauliflower, white beans, and Better Than Bouillon No Chicken Base. Cooked in homemade BBQ sauce. Served with cornbread slices. Recipe here.

4. Spicy Seitan Lettuce Wraps

24 Deliciously Kick-Ass Recipes With Homemade Seitan

With an avocado radish salad and ginger pickled cucumbers. Recipe here.

5. Orange Sweet and Sour Seitan

24 Deliciously Kick-Ass Recipes With Homemade Seitan

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Baked in an oven, glazed with a basic citrus sauce. Recipe here.

6. Ground Seitan and Veggie Tacos

24 Deliciously Kick-Ass Recipes With Homemade Seitan

Ground poultry style seitan cooked with onions, peppers, and homemade taco sauce. Served in lightly fried corn tortillas along with raw vegetables and a fresh squeeze of lime juice. Recipe here.

7. Barbecued Seitan Ribz

24 Deliciously Kick-Ass Recipes With Homemade Seitan

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The seitan base is first baked in an oven, then finished on a grill. Recipe here.

8. French Dip with Porcini au Jus

24 Deliciously Kick-Ass Recipes With Homemade Seitan

Homemade seitan, caramelized onions, horseradish aioli, and a delicious au jus. Recipe here.

9. Mock Duck BBQ Pizza

24 Deliciously Kick-Ass Recipes With Homemade Seitan

A bit of pineapple gives this pizza a nice sweet flavor. Recipe here.

10. Tamarind Seitan Kabobs

24 Deliciously Kick-Ass Recipes With Homemade Seitan

Skewer seitan cubes with broccoli or any veggie of your choice. Recipe here.

11. Seitan “Brisket” with Gravy and Roasted Vegetables

24 Deliciously Kick-Ass Recipes With Homemade Seitan

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Herb seitan loaf, seasoned with caraway seeds, red wine, and tomato paste. Slowly roasted with vegetables. Recipe here.

12. Seitan Stuffed with Walnuts, Cranberries, and Mushrooms

24 Deliciously Kick-Ass Recipes With Homemade Seitan

It’s perfect for Thanksgiving or just a cold winter dinner. Recipe here.

13. Chicken Fried Seitan Tenders and Roasted Greens

24 Deliciously Kick-Ass Recipes With Homemade Seitan

Recipe here.

14. Peppered Seitan Steaks with Mashed Potatoes

24 Deliciously Kick-Ass Recipes With Homemade Seitan

Recipe here

15. Seitan Porcini Beef Stew

24 Deliciously Kick-Ass Recipes With Homemade Seitan

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Seitan sausage with potatoes and carrots, in a stew made from red wine, rosemary, thyme, and fennel. Recipe here.

16. Quinoa and Seitan with Red Almond Sauce

24 Deliciously Kick-Ass Recipes With Homemade Seitan

Quinoa, seitan, peas, and carrots make up the base for this vegan salad.

17. Seitan and Eggplant Stew

24 Deliciously Kick-Ass Recipes With Homemade Seitan

This Iraqi-inspired dish is made from seitan, eggplant, peas, chile peppers, and pomegranate molasses. Recipe here.

18. Seitan Load Deli Style Sandwich

24 Deliciously Kick-Ass Recipes With Homemade Seitan

Recipe here.

19. Summer Seitan Saute With Cilantro and Lime

24 Deliciously Kick-Ass Recipes With Homemade Seitan

Serve it on a plate, or wrapped in a tortilla. Recipe here.

20. Seitan Pot Pie with Pumpkin Biscuit Crust

24 Deliciously Kick-Ass Recipes With Homemade Seitan

Recipe here.

21. Teriyaki Seitan Asada Tacos

24 Deliciously Kick-Ass Recipes With Homemade Seitan

Try adding a bit of whole wheat pastry flour to your VWG for the seitan used in these tacos. Recipe here.

22. Seitan Negimaki

24 Deliciously Kick-Ass Recipes With Homemade Seitan

A simple seitan made from VWG, nutritional yeast flakes, soy sauce, and ginger. Wrapped around scallions. Recipe here.

23. Vegetarian Banh Mi

24 Deliciously Kick-Ass Recipes With Homemade Seitan

The whole thing can be made with less than 10 ingredients. Winner. Recipe here.

24. And Seitan Piccata

24 Deliciously Kick-Ass Recipes With Homemade Seitan

Simple yet sophisticated, and the only thing you need is a skillet. Recipe here.

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