2 Cup Vital Wheat Gluten
1⁄2 Chickpea Flour
2 Cup water

Flavored Broth

For BEEF Flavored broth:
5 1/2 C veggie broth
1/2 C dry red wine
1/3 C soy sauce
2 Tbsp worcestershire sauce
1 tsp thyme
1/2 tsp onion powder
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp black pepper

For PORK Flavored broth:
6 C veggie broth
1/3 C soy sauce
2 Tbsp maple syrup
2 Tbsp apple cider
2 tsp liquid smoke
2 tsp smoked paprika
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp garlic powder

For CHICKEN Flavored
6 C veggie broth
1/3 C soy sauce
1/4 C nutritional yeast
1 1/2 tsp white wine
1 1/2 tsp poultry
1 tsp onion powder
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp liquid smoke



Sep 14, 2022Brian Witmer
Contributed By: Live. Life. Simple.

This recipe will make 1 Large Tray after “Dough” is boiled *



  1. Mix seitan dough ingredients in a mixer for about 5 minutes. This will make a bread
  2. dough like texture
  3. Let the dough mixture rest for about 5 minutes
  4. While the dough is resting in a large stock pot, make your flavored broth
  5. Bring broth to a boil
  6. Cut your Seitan dough into desired sizes (can cut into bite size pieces, slices or leave in a “loaf size” and slice after boiling)
  7. Drop dough into boiling broth
  8. Simmer the dough in the broth for about 1 hour. It will expand a lot so be sure you
  9. have a big enough pot to allow for expansion
  10. Remove Seitan from broth and cool
  11. Add parchment or silicone liner to you freeze dryer pan
  12. Add Seitan (I would suggest thin slices or small chunks)
  13. Pre Freeze
  14. Freeze Dry
  15. Store Appropriately (See Tips and Tricks for storage help)

****You could also freeze dry the broth for future use

Cycle Time:

36 Hours in Medium Freeze


Add to a pot of boiling broth
until softened

 Cycle times & rehydration for reference only

* Large Tray = 8 Cups/tray Medium = 6 Cups/Tray Small = 4 Cups/Tray

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