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Vegetable Gluten (Meat Substitute)

What you need: 

1/2 bell pepper
1 small onion
5 garlic cloves
3/4 to 1 cup soy sauce, Braggs Liquid Aminos or tamari
1 big carrot
2 tablespoon chicken style seasoning
1/4 teaspoon oregano
enough water to make 2 1/2 cups
3 cups gluten flour
1 cup nut meal (pecan, walnut or sunflower)
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder

What you do: 

Blend first 7 ingredients in the blender. Add enough water to total 2 1/2 cups of liquid. In a large bowl, put gluten flour, nut meal, garlic powder and onion powder and mix well. Then add the liquid and stir until all is moist and a doughy consistency. Make into balls the size of a small orange and put in sandwich baggies. Its a good idea to double bag them. Drop into boiling water and boil for an hour and 15 min. May want to stir once in awhile. After they are done cooking you can slice, chop, mince or do anything you want and use it as any kind of meat. It can be fried, baked or stir fried lightly. Sounds difficult to make, but really is extremely easy and delicious!

Preparation Time: 
1 1/2 hours
Cooking Time: 
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Do you actually boil the bag?...can they be steamed??


:) This is the best seitan receipe I found, instead of making balls I made it like ground beef, delicious.  I recommend this to anyone who wants to try this.


This was insanely easy! It has a great consistency and it tastes terrific. It would take nothing at all to modify the flavor to suit one's own tastes, either.

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