While you nearly always find pre-made seitan (one of the tastiest and more common meat substitutes) in health food stores, making seitan by hand allows you to add your own flavor to the gluten while it simmers, and, though the process may seem complex at first, its really just a matter of mixing a few ingredients and then simmering the gluten in vegetable broth. Plus, store-bought seitan can be a bit pricey, depending on the brand and where you live. This step-by-step guide will show you how to make homemade seitan. Perfect for vegetarians and vegans on a budget. Everything's better when you DIY - do it yourself!
How to make seitan: A step-by-step illustrated guide
What is seitan?
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Meaty sauteed seitan (pictured, above right)