Seitan Jambalaya

Make this as spicy as you like

Authored by: Polly Pitchford, Full Spectrum Health

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  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes one hour
  • Serves: 8
  • Suitable Diets: Vegan, Vegetarian


  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 large green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, sliced thin
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 fresh tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 cups water
  • 1 cup brown Basmati Rice, rinsed
  • 1 bay leaf
  • teaspoon dried Thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • teaspoon red pepper
  • 1 16 ounce jar seitan, drained reserve marinade and chopped into pieces
  • cup chopped parsley


In a large pot, heat oil over medium heat and saute onion, green pepper, celery and garlic about 10 minutes. Add tomatoes, water, reserved marinade, rice, bay leaf, Thyme, basil and red pepper. Stir. Cover and simmer over low heat 45 minutes. Add seitan and simmer another 5 minutes, or until heated through and rice is cooked. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.