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Easy Seitan Steak

Dry ingredients

1 1/2 cup vital wheat gluten

1/4 cup nutritional yeast

1/2 cup garbonzo bean powder (or chick pea flour)

2 tbsp brown sugar

1/2 tbsp garlic powder

½ tbsp onion powder

1/2 tsp turmeric

Wet ingredients

1 cup vegetable stock

1 tbsp soy sauce

¼ cup organic ketchup or BBQ sauce ( or both!)

1 tsp liquid smoke

2 cloves of shredded garlic

pinch of pepper


1 1/2 cup vegetable stock

1 diced onion

4 smashed cloves garlic

2 bay leaves

1/4 cup brown sugar

1/2 tsp chili powder

1 tbsp dried parsley

1/2 tsp thyme

1 tbsp soy sauce

1 tbsp molasses

¼ cup BBQ Sauce

3 tbsp Dijon mustard

2 cups water

  • Mix all dry ingredients and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, mix together all wet ingredients and whisk until well combined.
  • Slowly pour wet ingredients into dry and knead with your hands. The mixture should be dough like, not overly sticky. Knead well.
  • Form two “logs” with the mixture and let them sit on the preheating oven for 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Mix together your stock in a large bowl.
  • Place “logs” into a deep casserole dish and cover with your stock.
  • Cover dish and place in oven 350 for 1 hour.
  • Flip seitan and continue to cook for 1/2 hour uncovered. If it is still soft, then cook for another 15 – 20 minutes.
  • Remove from pan and set aside to cool.