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Seitan can double for meat in many recipes as it has a firmer texture than tofu. This recipe is a high-class dish that can be served to anyone anytime you want to make an impression.

Braised Seitan in Mushroom-Wine Sauce

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes


  • 1 8oz Package Seitan, drained and thinly halved
  • 1Tablespoon Flour
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1/4lb Mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/4 Cup Onion, chopped
  • 2 Teaspoons Garlic, minced
  • 1/2 Cup Red Wine
  • 1 Teaspoon Dijon Mustard
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Dried Thyme
  • 1 Teaspoon Cornstarch
  • 1/2 Cup Vegetable Broth
  • 1/4 Cup Parsley, chopped


  1. In a large skillet heat the oil while you dip the seitan in the flour coating both sides. Cook in the oil for 1-2 minutes per side, pressing seitan down to brown evenly. Remove and keep warm.
  2. Add the mushroom, onion and garlic to the skillet and saute 7-10 minutes or until lightly browned.
  3. In a small bowl or measuring cup whisk together the wine, mustard and thyme, then pour into the mushroom mixture and cook for 2-3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. In the same bowl whisk together the cornstarch and broth then add that to the mushroom mixture and whisk constantly until thickened.
  5. Pour over the seitan and sprinkle with parsley. Serve and enjoy!