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Suma Wholefoods - Vital Wheat Gluten, 500g

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Quick Description

A vegan pantry essential, use Suma Wholefoods Vital Wheat Gluten to make vegan meat substitute seitan or improve the texture of your bread.

Key Information

  • Use to make seitan - a versatile vegan meat substitute 
  • Improves the texture and rise of bread
  • Highly versatile
  • Vegan pantry staple

Product Overview

A staple for recreating the texture of meat or improving your homemade bread, Suma Wholefoods Vital Wheat Gluten is an essential for any vegan pantry!

Vital Wheat Gluten is an easy way to make the popular meat alternative - otherwise known as seitan - at home. To make seitan, simply mix 1 cup (128g) of Vital Wheat Gluten with 3/4 cups (96ml) cold water, knead well, then cut into slices and boil in broth for about an hour!

To improve the texture of your homemade bread and to help it rise, simply add 1 tablespoon per cup of flour used in the recipe.

Highly versatile and easy to use, Suma’s Vital Wheat Gluten will soon become your new go-to vegan ingredient!

Ingredients

Vital Wheat Gluten Flour
Allergens: Wheat

The following potential allergens may have come in contact with this product in transport, packing or production: Peanuts, Soya, Milk, Nuts, Sesame, Sulphur dioxide

Frequently Asked Questions

Are vital wheat gluten, wheat gluten and gluten flour the same thing?

Yes, the names are used interchangeably. However, Vital Wheat Gluten is not the same as regular flour so be sure not to use it as a replacement in recipes!

How long does homemade seitan last?

Once cooked, store seitan in an airtight container in the fridge and consume within 3 days.

What are the advantages of vital wheat gluten (seitan) as a meat alternative?

Although it’s made entirely out of gluten flour, seitan is actually high in protein and relatively low in carbohydrates! This is because it is made purely from gluten which is high in protein. This also makes it a great meat substitute for vegans looking to lower their carbohydrate intake. It also has a great bite to it and a texture that closely resembles meat leading to its nickname - “wheat meat”!

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