Buffalo Seitan Sandwich

Watching football games hasn’t been the same since I stopped eating meat. Although there is no law that says you must be indulging in hot wings to be able to watch football, it’s the culture that eating hot wings and other fried or weird foods bring to the football game. This dish has become a Sunday football staple and I hope it becomes one for you too.

Homemade vegan buffalo seitan sandwich

Ingredients

Seitan

  • 1 box vital wheat gluten
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 tbsp tahini paste
  • 3 cups vegetable broth (for baking)

Buffalo Sauce

  • 3/4 cup Cholula or hot sauce of your choice
  • 1 tsp garlic
  • 1 tbsp vegan butter (I use earth balance)

Vegan Cole Slaw

  • 1 head of cabbage
  • 1 large carrot stick
  • 2 tbsp vegan mayo (I used just mayo)
  • 1 tbsp yellow mustard
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Bread of your choosing

Instructions

Step 1: Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.

Step 2: Mix dry ingredients, vital wheat gluten, nutritional yeast, onion powder, garlic powder, and salt together for in a bowl.

Step 3: Mix wet ingredients, vegetable broth and tahini paste, in a separate bowl.

Step 4: Mix the dry ingredients with the wet ingredients until it is one ball of dough.

Step 5: Knead the dough for a few minutes. It should be elastic but not too sticky.

Step 6: Cut dough into small balls. Remember the dough will expand so do not make the balls too big.

Step 7: Place balls into a 1-2 inch baking tray and fill tray with the 3 cups of vegetable broth.

Step 8: Bake for 30 minutes then flip balls then bake for another 30 minutes.

Step 9: While waiting, mix buffalo sauce together with the hot sauce of your choosing, garlic, and vegan butter.

Step 10: Chop cabbage into small string like pieces and shave carrot. Mix in a bowl with mayo, mustard, lemon juice, black pepper, and salt.

Step 11: When the seitan is finished baking, add to a pan with buffalo sauce and fry to your liking and then once crisp mix in buffalo sauce.

Step 12: Add vegan Cole Slaw and Buffalo Seitan to bread and enjoy!


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