Mexican Rice, Seitan and Veggies over Salad Greens with Guacamole

Mexican Rice, Seitan and Veggies over Salad Greens with Guacamole

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 380.7
  • Total Fat: 10.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 925.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 56.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.6 g
  • Protein: 20.3 g

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Introduction

Seitan is sauted with cumin, tossed with roasted veggies and rice, then topped with a very rich guacamole for those days that you just have to have something a little extravagant Seitan is sauted with cumin, tossed with roasted veggies and rice, then topped with a very rich guacamole for those days that you just have to have something a little extravagant
Number of Servings: 1

Ingredients

    Bowl of mesclun greens
    1 1/2 oz avocado, mashed
    1 tsp wild wood garlic aioli (vegan mayonaisse)
    2 tsp tamari
    1/4 cup salsa
    3/4 cup Spanish rice from mix
    2 oz seitan sliced thin
    1/4-1/2 tsp cumin
    canola spray
    1-2 cups roasted zucchini, carrots, mushrooms, or whatever vegetables you have
    chopped scallions

Directions

Prepare the rice per package directions. While that is cooking, prepare the vegetables, guacamole and seitan.


For the vegetables: Preheat oven to 375. Spray a cookie sheet with oil spray. Lay out thick chunky sliced zucchini, whole baby carrots, whole small or halved larger button mushrooms (or strips of peppers, smallish florets of cauliflower or broccoli, etc) Spray vegetables with oil spray and sprinkle with salt. Roast 15 minutes. Remove from the oven. Zucchini and carrots will probably take another five minutes. Mushrooms will be done. Remove them from tray. Stir other veggies and roast another 5 minutes. Remove and set aside.


For the seitan: Heat a small frying pan. saute the seitan with the cumin. Add slices of jalapeno pepper if desired. Saute until seitan is browned. Set aside.


For the guacamole: mash avocado in a small bowl with a fork. Stir in 1 tsp garlic aioli or other vegan mayonaisse. If you are not using the garlic aioli, add a sprinkling of garlic powder
Then add: 2 tsp tamari
1/4 cup salsa
combine well. Cover and set aside.


In a large bowl, place salad greens and toss with scallions, reserving 1 Tbsp for the top. Layer with rice, then seitan, then veggies, then guacamole. Dollop the remaining salsa and sprinkle the rest of the scallions on top.


Perfect comfort food for those who like some spice in their comfort.

Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MADDY_AVENA.

TAGS:  | Vegan | Vegan  |

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  • 28 of 32 people found this review helpful
    Seitan is a good vegan substitute for meat, made from wheat gluten, high in protein. It looks great, I'm always looking for a good seitan recipe. - 11/10/08

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  • 17 of 24 people found this review helpful
    tamari is wheatless soy sauce, crucial to people with celiac. also seitan is wheat gluten and poison to someone with celiacs. before i knew i had celiacs, i ate it a couple of times of week and just about killed myself. but for a regular person, the recipe sounds great. thanks maddy-avena ;) tabi - 6/24/09

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  • 15 of 26 people found this review helpful
    Althoughn this recipe may taste good it has too much salt in it. - 6/18/09

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  • 12 of 12 people found this review helpful
    Seitan is made fro wheat gluten. It is also known as "wheat meat" and is commonly used as a vegetarian meat substitute. It is very high in protein. Westsoy makes a good pre-packaged seitan, but if you can find vital wheat gluten, it is very easy to make yourself too!

    - 8/29/09

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  • Incredible!
    11 of 15 people found this review helpful
    This looks marvelous! I must say that finding healthy recipes for ONE are important for me to keep on file in order to combat food ruts.
    Thanks for this!
    - 5/3/08

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  • Incredible!
    10 of 13 people found this review helpful
    WOW! What an amazing looking VEGAN recipe! I'm excited to see a good for me and good for Vegan recipe out here. I've made maddy's recipes before, and this is another winner, too! - 5/2/08

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  • 9 of 45 people found this review helpful
    Too many ingredients that I have never heard of or wouldn't even know where to find. - 7/3/09

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  • Very Good
    8 of 11 people found this review helpful
    My first try with seitin ~ very tasty, thank you. - 1/18/09

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Reduced or Low Sodium Tamari is available in the Asian Section of the International Food Aisle of Supermarkets. Mesclun Salad is also called Spring Salad available in the Produce Dept. I doubled the Seitan and found this served 2 nicely. Excellent. - 4/3/10

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  • 7 of 9 people found this review helpful
    Where do you find the greens and the seitan? I would love to try this as I'm eating less meat. - 7/3/09

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  • 5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    In Asia, it's Seitan but Gluten is whole wheat flour that has had the starch
    and bran washed from it, leaving the protein as a
    rubbery substance known as gluten. It can be flavored many ways, freezes well, & is used as a meat analog. Hit Google for "gluten steaks". Versatile tasty stuff!
    - 10/29/10

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  • 5 of 7 people found this review helpful
    For those who are vegan or vegetarian, make sure their isn't any chicken broth/boullion in the Spanish Rice mix.
    - 10/13/09

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I fixed this for dinner last night and the whole family enjoyed it. - 7/31/09

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  • Very Good
    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    A very good blend of flavors and textures. - 7/6/09

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  • Good
    4 of 8 people found this review helpful
    i woulkd change mayo to olive oil use brown rice and loe sodium soy sauce should reduce salt quite a bit - 8/29/09

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  • Very Good
    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
    It was good taste. I will do it again. - 10/30/08

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  • 3 of 5 people found this review helpful
    where do you buy all these ingredients some are unfamilar to me? sounds like a really delicious meal - 7/3/09

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  • 3 of 11 people found this review helpful
    THIS SOUNDS GREAT! I WILL HAVE TO MAKE THIS ONE DAY THIS WEEK. - 3/8/09

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  • Very Good
    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Different for us, which is a good thing. Nice to have a dish that we haven't tried before. - 1/5/09

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 10 people found this review helpful
    I will make this very soon. Sounds like a great combination, and I love spicy comfort food. Thanks Maddy_Avena! - 5/2/08

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  • 2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I have not made this because the sodium is way too high to be healthy! There is more sodium in one serving than I eat on most days. - 4/13/11

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Try Wild Oats or Sprouts for the ingredients or a health food store :- ) - 10/13/09

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  • 2 of 10 people found this review helpful

    What is Seitan?????????thanks much
    - 8/28/08

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    We're always learning so I'll have to dig around and find out what I've been missing all these years with the "seitan". For all I know someone has probably fed me this at one time or another without my being aware! Just when you think you've tried it all, something like this sneaks up on you.Neat! - 1/25/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    family loved it - 9/1/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I didn't know what seitan was until I read the recipe and the reviews. I learn something new everyday. I will surely try this out. - 8/29/09

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  • 1 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I THOUGH THIS WAS A GREAT RECIPE WILL HAVE TO TRY AGAIN - 8/5/09

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  • 1 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Just what I am looking for-using my garden veggies! - 7/3/09

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  • 1 of 4 people found this review helpful
    sent this one to my vegetarian daughter! thanks - 6/18/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Now just to find some of those items at the grocery store here... its so limited being overseas. Im sure the Japanese store will have them... now just to learn to read Japanese LOL! But I will have to try this when I go back home, it sounds great! - 6/8/09

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  • 1 of 7 people found this review helpful
    I can't rate as I haven't made it yet. But it sounds great. I've never tried a vegan recipe & this sounds like a great 1st attempt. Thank you! - 5/16/09

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  • 1 of 4 people found this review helpful
    What is Tamari? I would love to make this recipe but some times when I go shopping I can not find certain ingredients
    Thanks
    - 2/12/09

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  • 1 of 5 people found this review helpful
    It looks like it would be very good. I like all of the ingredients. But, I do not know what seitan is. Can someone help me out?
    Thanks!
    - 8/28/08

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  • Very Good
    Delicious side dish. - 8/27/19

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  • looks good, but I have never had seitan. - 7/29/19

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  • This sounds good but it has too much sodium for me since I have to watch my blood pressure. - 7/27/19

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  • O.K.
    Not as good as I thought it would be - 6/2/18

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  • Looks good - 4/13/17

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  • What is Seitan?
    - 5/26/13

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  • Seitan is how people with celiac and gluten intolerance spell Satan.
    There really needs to be a warning on this recipe that it contains a hefty dose of pure gluten.
    - 5/26/13

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  • Looks delish! Not sure I will attempt it, as it seems more work than I am willing to put in. I am very lazy!

    Wish someone else would make it and invite me to dinner!
    - 5/26/13

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  • Good
    neat taste--great spices! - 4/11/13

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  • Where can I find these ingredients? The picture sure looks good. - 3/31/13

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  • learn something everyday . love this . eat this . - 3/31/13

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  • sounds delicious! Can't wait to try it :) You can cut the sodium in many ways including making your own spanish rice with sodium free ingredients - 3/31/13

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  • To many carbs for one meal. - 3/31/13

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  • This sounds good. I'll try it with my own rice recipe so I can cut out some of the sodium, and no guacamole since I don't like it. - 3/20/13

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  • Good option for one - 3/20/13

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  • seitan may look like meat, but ya gotta put something with it (like a sauce) to give it some flavor
    - 3/20/13

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  • Sounds yummy - 2/11/13

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  • I've been a veggie for half of eternity...but I've never seen seitan in the store, even at Whole Foods. Where do y'all find it? - 2/11/13

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  • This looks yummie! Where do I find seitan (I live in Canada)? I haven't heard of this food before. - 7/16/12

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  • this looks amazing i will be eating this tonight. - 4/14/12

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  • This type of food is right up my alley! - 4/14/12

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  • I didn't know what Seitan was. I always love to try something new, - 2/17/12

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  • This sounds delicious! - 2/7/12

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  • O.K.
    good - 5/23/11

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  • It'd be nice to see a photo submitted with the finished product. - 5/22/11

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  • Very Good
    Cut the avocado in half and save a ton of calories. Great recipe. - 5/22/11

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  • too many ingredients I would not be able to find (living in the deep fried woods) but sounds interesting! - 5/22/11

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  • Incredible!
    This was my first experience with seitan. I made my own the day before preparing this dish and it was delicious! I did reduce the tamari a bit, on advice of others. The entire dish was excellent, filling and satisfying for hours afterward. We loved it and will definitely be repeating it! - 4/17/11

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  • WOuld be great if there was a recipe for making seitan. Cna't find kosher seitan here - 4/13/11

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  • Delicious and nutritious !
    Thanks !
    - 6/20/10

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  • Good
    This sounds amazing. Will try it soon - 6/19/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Looks interesting to make. - 6/17/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    sounds great - 1/20/10

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    GREAT RECIPE, I SUBSTITUTED TURKEY FOR THE SEITAN FOR THE CELIAC FOLKS I KNOW. LOVED THE FLAVOR FROM THE CUMIN AND TAMARI - 1/15/10

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  • 0 of 6 people found this review helpful
    No no - 12/14/09

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    yummy = D - 10/25/09

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Thank you. This looks good. - 10/25/09

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  • Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    great salad - 10/18/09

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  • Good
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    can't find ingredents in my small rural town but sounds good - 10/13/09

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  • 0 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This recipe looks really good but what would be a good substitute for the guacamole? I love avacado's, but about ten years ago they started making me heave? - 10/13/09

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  • Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Sounds excellent, Maddy! - 10/13/09

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Woohoo Maddy! - 10/13/09

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This sounds so-o-o-o-o-o good! - 10/13/09

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Looks great to me! Yummy - 10/13/09

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    good - 8/29/09

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  • 0 of 6 people found this review helpful
    sound yum - 8/29/09

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  • 0 of 6 people found this review helpful
    looks fantastic...can't wait to try it !!!! - 8/5/09

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  • 0 of 5 people found this review helpful
    might try to fix this for dinner or take on a picnic - 7/28/09

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  • 0 of 5 people found this review helpful
    can't wait to try this! - 7/12/09

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  • 0 of 4 people found this review helpful
    wow - 7/6/09

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  • 0 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I never heard of seitan before, but will give it a try! - 7/3/09

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  • 0 of 4 people found this review helpful
    sounds interesting. - 6/28/09

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  • 0 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Interesting, will definetely try it this weekend - 6/26/09

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 5 people found this review helpful
    and i was wondering what to make for dinner tonight =) - 6/25/09

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  • Very Good
    0 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Sounds great! - 4/19/09

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  • 0 of 4 people found this review helpful
    good - 3/23/09

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  • Very Good
    0 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Thanks, This sounds wonderful. Looking forward to trying it. - 3/20/09

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  • 0 of 5 people found this review helpful
    sounds good


    - 3/8/09

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  • 0 of 9 people found this review helpful
    4 - 2/6/09

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 6 people found this review helpful
    that good - 1/29/09

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  • 0 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I was looking for a seitan recipe; I'll try this one soon! - 8/28/08

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  • Bad
    0 of 31 people found this review helpful
    bb - 6/6/08

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