PP Seitan Piccata

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Chef:  Laura Theodore; The Jazzy Vegetarian
Makes: 4 servings
Prep Time:  5 minutes
Cook Time:  10 minutes
Total Time:  15 minutes


  • 16 oz low fat seitan, drained and sliced or cubed 
  • 1 c vegetable broth
  • 1 t all-purpose seasoning blend
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • 1 large lemon, sliced in half
  • 2 T capers, drained and rinsed
  • Sea salt, to taste
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • Chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, for garnish


  1. Put the seitan, vegetable broth, all-purpose seasoning and cayenne pepper in a large skillet. Bring to a simmer, cover and cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. 
  2. Meanwhile, squeeze 11⁄2 to 2 t juice from half the lemon. Cut the remaining lemon half into 4 wedges and set aside.
  3. Add 1 t of the lemon juice and the capers to the skillet. Cover and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Taste and add more lemon juice, if desired. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  4. To serve, spoon over cooked rice, pasta or quinoa. Garnish with parsley and serve with a lemon wedge on the side.

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