Seitan Roast

Seitan Roast

Recipe by Tara Weaver
5.0 from 1 vote
Course: MainCuisine: Other world cuisineDifficulty: Medium


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Looking for a delicious and satisfying vegan alternative to a classic meat roast? Look no further than seitan roast! This delicious dish is made from wheat gluten, a protein-rich ingredient that has a very chewy, texture when cooked.

Once it’s cooked, seitan roast can be sliced and served in a variety of ways. It makes a delicious centerpiece for a holiday dinner or special occasion, but it’s also a great option for everyday meals. Serve it with your favorite sides, like cooked or roasted vegetables, mashed potatoes, or gravy, and enjoy the hearty, savory flavors of this delicious dish.

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  • Dry ingredients
  • 430 g 15 1/6 oz wheat gluten

  • 120 g 4 1/4 oz wholemeal flour

  • 30 g 1 oz nutritional yeast

  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp onion powder

  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp garlic powder

  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp smoked paprika powder

  • 1/2 tsp 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/4 tsp 1/4 tsp pepper

  • 1 tsp 1 tsp ground cumin

  • 1 tsp 1 tsp oregano

  • 2 pinches 2 pinches ground coriander

  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp ground dry sage

  • Wet ingredients
  • 1 cube 1 cube vegetable stock (optional)

  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp tamari sauce

  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp liquid smoke (optional)

  • 3 tbsp 3 tbsp tomato concentrate

  • Coating
  • to taste to taste tomato sauce


  • Preheat the oven to 350 °F (180 °C)
  • Mix the dry ingredients separately in a large bowl and the wet ingredients in a medium bowl.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and knead for about 5 minutes.
  • Form into a loaf and place on a baking tray to rest for 20 minutes.
  • After 20 minutes, brush the roast with tomato sauce, cover with aluminium foil and place in the oven for 90 minutes.
  • After 90 minutes, uncover the roast and bake uncovered at 420 °F (220 °C) for a further 20 minutes.
  • Transfer the roast, still hot, to an airtight container until serving.


  • This seitan roast goes great with our bread dumplings and mushroom gravy.

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Tara Weaver
Tara Weaver

Combining her expertise in cooking with a love for vegan and cruelty-free cosmetics, Tara guides you through a world of flavorful recipes and ethical beauty.