Vegan Beefless Stew

This yummy beefless, beef-style stew is totally vegan and made with veggies, herbs, and seitan. Serve with biscuits on the side.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
1 hr 15 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 35 mins
8 servings


  • 4 ½ cups water

  • 1 ½ tablespoons vegan "beef" soup flavoring

  • 4 large carrots, diced large

  • 4 stalks celery, diced large

  • 3 large potatoes, peeled and cubed

  • 1 large onion, chopped

  • 1 cup peas

  • 1 cup corn

  • 1 teaspoon dried summer savory

  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • salt to taste

  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch

  • 2 teaspoons water

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cubed, beef-style seitan (such as Gardein®)

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, or as needed


  1. Mix water and "beef" soup flavoring in a large pot over high heat. Add carrots, celery, potatoes, onion, peas, and corn. Add summer savory, parsley, and black pepper and mix together well. Taste and adjust seasonings as needed.

  2. Mix cornstarch and water together in a small bowl. Add to the pot and mix to combine. Bring to a boil, about 5 minutes. Reduce to a simmer and cook, covered, at least 1 hour.

  3. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add seitan pieces and cook until browned, 4 to 5 minutes per side.

  4. Pour stew into bowls and add a few pieces of seitan to each.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

190 Calories
3g Fat
33g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 190
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 3%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Sodium 156mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 5g 17%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 33mg 164%
Calcium 55mg 4%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 784mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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