Thanksgiving dinner recipe ideas for the vegan guests

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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) – This Thanksgiving, many family gatherings might include vegans or vegetarians who won’t partake in the centerpiece of the holiday meal, the turkey.

This week on Cleveland Cooks, Cleveland Vegan shares a couple of recipes that will satisfy those dietary needs while still providing those familiar flavors.

Seitan Simmering Broth

  • 2 32 oz. veggie stock
  • 8 cups water
  • 2 garlic cloves crushed
  • ½ cup Braggs liquid aminos/soy sauce
  • ½ tsp. crushed red pepper
  • ½ tsp. fennel seeds

Bring to a boil in a large stock pot

Turkey Seitan

  • 4 cups vital wheat gluten
  • ½ Cup nutritional yeast
  • ½ cup chickpea flour

Mix together in bowl. Blend the following ingredient in blender/food processor.

  • 1 cup warm water
  • 2 “Not Chick’n” bouillon cubes
  • ½ cup Braggs liquid aminos or soy sauce
  • 2 packages Silken extra firm/firm tofu(349g)
  • 1 Tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp onion powder
  • 1 ½ Tbsp sage
  • 1 Tbsp rosemary
  • 1 Tbsp thyme
  • 1 Tbsp black pepper
  • 2 tsp salt
  • ½ cup oil

Pour wet into the bowl with dry mixture. Knead into a loaf. Place in boiling stock mixture. Cook for 1.5 hours. Slice.

Thanksgiving Gravy

  • ¾ cup minced yellow onion
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic

Saute off in a small saucepan in oil until translucent

  • 3 “Not Chick’n” bouillon cubes
  • 3 ½ cups water
  • 1 Tbsp Braggs liquid aminos/soy sauce
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp thyme
  • Place in pot with onion/garlic mixture. Bring to a boil
  • ½ cup chickpea flour
  • ¼ cup oil

Mix together to make roux. Whisk into boiling liquid. Let cook for 5 additional minutes

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