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Corned Beet Seitan Reuben
Seriously this might be the Gold Medal Winner of the 3 Vegan St. Patrick’s Day Recipes You Will Love! GOLD MEDAL!
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Holiday
Ingredients
Corned Beet Seitan
  • 1 large beet peeled & shredded
  • 1/2 14 oz block of tofu
  • 1/2 to 1 cups Vital Wheat Gluten
  • 1 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1 small bay leaf crumbled
  • 1/4 teaspoon Allspice
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1 teaspoon Liquid aminos and extra for spraying outside of corned beet
  • Salt
Sauerkraut
  • Store-bought sauerkraut drained and rinsed – refrigerated not canned (unless you planned months ahead, which we did not :()
  • Brown sugar
  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Saute sauerkraut in a pan over medium heat with a splash of vinegar and pinch of brown sugar until dry.
Thousand Island Dressing
  • 1 part Vegenaise or other vegan mayo
  • 1 part sweet relish
  • ketchup to desired color/taste
  • horseradish to taste
Instructions
Corned Beet Seitan
  1. Process beet, tofu, and 1 tsp liquid aminos in a food processor until smooth.
  2. add 1/2 C gluten and mix/knead, adding the rest of the gluten until you have a moist but springy dough. You can add a small amount of water if the mixture is too dry.
  3. Mix allspice, black pepper, bay leaf, paprika, and salt (to taste) in a small bowl.
  4. Form the dough into a disk, spray each side with liquid aminos and sprinkle both sides with spice mixture. 
  5. Refrigerate overnight.

  6. Bake at 350F on a parchment lined baking sheet until lightly browned, 10-20 minutes, flipping halfway through.
  7. Slice and layer onto the reuben sandwiches.
Sauerkraut
  1. Saute sauerkraut in a pan over medium heat with a splash of vinegar and pinch of brown sugar until dry.
Thousand Island Dressing
  1. Mix all ingredients
Build the Reuben Sandwich
  1. This is where the magic happens. The assembly.
  2. Toast 1 slice of bread per sandwich and only one side, Place toasted side down on broiler safe pan

  3. Add dressing
  4. Corned Beet
  5. Sauerkraut
  6. Corned Beet
  7. Dressing smoother slice of bread (untoasted)
  8. Toast under broiler
  9. Consume!