seitan

[ sey-tan ]
/ ˈseɪ tæn /

noun

a chewy, neutral-flavored, protein-rich food made of wheat gluten, used as a meat substitute in vegetarian dishes.

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  • Seitan and Polenta Skillet with Fresh Greens by Nava Atlas: Just the color of this dish makes me happy.

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