• 8 oz seitan
  • 1/2 c olive oil
  • 1/4 c lemon juice
  • 1/4 c tahini
  • 3 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp savory
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp fresh ground pepper
  • 1/4 c raw pistacios
  • 1/4 tsp fresh ground pepper
  • some sliced onion
Seitan Mishwi

Seitan is a very versatile food. If I had to compare it to a meat, it would be most like chicken. You can use it in almost any chicken recipe and it absorbs the flavor of what is around it. Kind of like tofu but with a nice texture to it.

This is a truely tasty dish. Tons of flavor. It goes hand in hand with my Greek Rice recipe. My wife likes to have red wine with her Mishwi.

This dish came to me when I was driving home one day. I thought to myself, "Now what if I..."

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  1. Mix the olive oil, lemon juice, tahini, garlic, salt, savory, thyme, paprika, pistacios and pepper together in a liquid measuring cup to make the sauce.

  2. Cut seitan into 1/8-1/4 inch slices and lay them in the bottom of a small oven-proof glass or ceramic dish.

  3. Pour sauce over the seitan covering it completely.

  4. Lay onion pieces over the top of the dish.

  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes.

This recipe was last updated: 03-25-2006