Vegan Seitan Saag Recipe

Vegan Seitan Saag Recipe

Easy to make, jam-packed full of healing spices and positively bursting with flavour – this seitan saag is perfect for midweek dinners!

All you need for this sumptuous saag is a large pan!

Total Time: 1 hour

Servings: 4

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Total Time: 1 hour

Servings: 4

Ingredients

Method

Ingredients

(Servings: 4)

  • 0.25 0.25 tbsp peanut oil
  • 0.25 0.25 large onion, roughly chopped
  • 0.25 0.25 thumb-seized piece of ginger, peeled and finely chopped
  • 0.125 0.125 tsp salt
  • 75 75 g shredded seitan
  • 0.25 0.25 tsp sugar
  • 0.5 0.5 tsp curry powder
  • 0.125 0.125 tsp turmeric
  • 0.125 0.125 tsp cumin
  • 0.25 0.25 dash cinnamon
  • 0.25 0.25 heaped tsp minced chilli
  • 0.25 0.25 tbsp tomato paste
  • 50 50 g diced fresh tomatoes
  • 58.75 58.75 ml water
  • 0.5 0.5 handfuls spinach, roughly chopped

Method

  1. Saute the onion in the peanut oil with the ginger and salt till the onion is translucent, then add the seitan and and fry off until slightly browned.
  2. Add the sugar, spices, chilli, and tomato paste, give a good stir and let everything brown a touch more, then add the tomatoes.
  3. Stir and cook the tomatoes for about 5 minutes, then stir in the water, bring the heat up and cook down until you have half the amount of liquid left in the pan.
  4. Once it’s cooked down reduce the heat and add the spinach cooking through until it has wilted.
  5.  Serve and enjoy!

Need some more inspiration? Check out our 20 vegan curries for easy weeknight dinners!

Written by

Alexander Willow-Harvey

Alexander Willow-Harvey

Alexander lives by the sea in England, and is the son of both a baker and a chef. Growing up, many of his happy memories were food related, but he never really explored cooking by himself until he became vegan. He wants to show people how to eat tasty, healthy and nutritious food, and how to make vegetables incredibly tasty!

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