The Wonderful World of Seitan

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Posted October 18, 2010 by peta2 staff

If you’re vegan, thinking about becoming vegan, or simply love exploring new and healthy meat alternatives, you’ve got to get yourself acquainted with seitan (pronounced “say-tahn” or “say-tan”) aka wheat gluten.

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In the beautiful scope of faux meats, we have tofu, tempeh, texturized vegetable protein (TVP) and seitan (my fave—it’s high in protein, low in fat, and tastes delicioso). You can grill it, fry it, barbecue it, kabob it up, slap it on a sankie (with some mustard, pickles, and veggies) … the possibilities are endless.

You can buy it pre-made and seasoned (usually found in health food stores), or you can make it from scratch (it’s cheap). Either way, it’s life changing and I highly recommend you give it a try!

How do you like your seitan?

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  • 1421 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]


    I’ve never heard of seitan 😮 maybe ill grab some ingredients next time I go to the market to try it out :)

  • 1426 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]


    determined to look for seitan now. Looks yummy

  • 1715 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]


    Praise Seitan!

  • 1715 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]


    Hmmm… the recipe looks delicous. Never tried seitan before but i am looking foward to it.

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