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seitan meatloaf

Meat Lovers Seitan Meatloaf

  • Author: Chuck Underwood
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Yield: 1 loaf 1x
  • Category: Main
  • Cuisine: American


A meat lovers Seitan Meatloaf - without all the meat. Same great texture and flavor without the saturated fat and cholesterol we know is so bad for us. Perfect smothered in gravy or sliced into sandwiches.



Dry Ingredients

  • 2 cups Vital Wheat Gluten
  • 1 cup Nutritional Yeast
  • 1 Tbs Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tbs Onion Powder
  • 1 tsp Sweet Paprika
  • 1 tsp Grond Cumin
  • 1 tsp Rubbed Sage
  • 1/2 tsp Oregano
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper

Wet Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups Vegetable Broth ((low sodium))
  • 1/4 cup Salsa
  • 2 Tbs Soy Sauce ((low sodium))
  • 1 Tbs Tomato Paste
  • 1/2 tsp chile garlic paste


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees
  2. Mix all dry ingredients in a large bowl
  3. Mix all wet ingredients in a separate bowl
  4. Pour wet ingredients into dry and mix well
  5. Dump onto work surface and knead gently for 2-3 minutes
  6. Let dough rest for 5 minutes
  7. Line a loaf pan with aluminum foil, and then parchment paper.   Add seitan, smashing down until evenly distributed.  Fold over parchment and then the foil to seal.  
  8. Set oven timer for 90 minutes and place meatloaf in oven. 
  9.  5-10 minutes before the timer goes off - remove the loaf from the oven and remove the top piece of foil and parchment paper, exposing the top of the meat loaf. Brush with ketchup if desired.  
  10. Continue baking for another 5-10 minutes.  


Tips are always appreciated!