Creatureless Comforts

A collection of hearty, warm-you-from-the-inside-out classic recipes reinvented with seitan!

Keep this page bookmarked for lots more to be added throughout the season!
Seitan GoulashBy JenThis vegan goulash from Squirrel of Nom is classic comfort food at its best with meaty seitan, noodles, and a hearty, tomato-based sauce.
Chickenless Pot PieBy JenYou'll find absolutely nothing lacking in this classic dish. It's creamy, full of flavor, super rich, and tastes just as good as the chicken pot pie your mom used to make. Perhaps, even better. 😉
Vegan Seitan Chicken Tikka MasalaBy JenThis seitan Tikka Masala recipe actually incorporates the leftover washed "turkey" from my Thanksgiving roast, but you can use any of your favorite seitan in this flavorful dish. I love the warm, spicy flavors and richness in Indian foods, and this recipe ticks all those boxes, only veganized!
Meatless LoafBy JenNot your mama's meatloaf! Vegan garlic croutons and vital wheat gluten bind the savory Textured Vegetable Protein (TVP), veggies, and herbs in this classic dish reimagined. Top it with spiced up ketchup-based glaze or your favorite barbecue sauce.
Crispy Seitan LegsBy JenCrispy rice paper around a seitan, jackfruit, and lentil stuffing makes up this dish from A Veg Taste From A to Z. This recipe proves that you don't have to give up your favorite foods just because you gave up meat!
Beefless StewBy JenNothing says comfort like a big bowl of hearty beef(less) stew. This recipe is really like two recipes in one - flavorful seitan chunks for any beefy dish, and a stew recipe that utilizes them perfectly. Plus you can easily freeze leftovers! Just set aside time to allow the seitan to rest for several hours or overnight in the fridge before making the stew.
Seitan Pot RoastBy JenWhat's not to love about this seitan pot roast from One Green Planet? Made in a slow cooker, you can just throw everything in, go about your day, and come home to a warm, comforting meal.
Vegan MeatballsBy JenThese vegan meatballs from The Stingy Vegan are made with from-scratch seitan using vital wheat gluten. They’re quick and easy to prepare and are baked for a super-healthy and versatile vegan meatball!
Blackbeet BeefBy JenCraving a hearty meal? This recipe delivers! Black beans, beets, roasted mushrooms, and dark soy sauce bring the big, beefy flavor to this Blackbeet Beef from avocadosandales.com.
Vegan Bangers & MashBy JenCheck out this meaty sausage recipe from VegNews with garlicky mashed potatoes and herbed gravy. Make this warming dish from popular YouTuber Lauren Toyota’s Hot For Food Vegan Comfort Classics cookbook for a cozy night in.