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10-Minute Seitan ‘Beef’ and Broccoli [Vegan]

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This is a quick, easy version of the classic Chinese dish, beef and broccoli. The slightly spicey, sweet sauce coats the tender broccoli and the sautéed seitan and the whole thing is topped with fresh green onions and sesame seeds. You'll never have to order delivery again.

10-Minute Seitan 'Beef' and Broccoli [Vegan]


  • 1 8-ounce package seitan
  • 3 cups broccoli florets (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 tablespoon coconut or brown sugar
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons rice vinegar
  • 1/2 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce or liquid aminos
  • 1/4 cup vegetable broth
  • Sesame seeds for garnish
  • 2 green onions for garnish


  1. Mix the ingredients for the coconut sugar, garlic, ginger, rice vinegar, cornstarch, soy sauce, and broth in a small bowl and whisk them until everything is combined.
    Spray some non-stick spray into a medium sized saute pan and heat it.
  2. Sauté the seitan for about 2 minutes until it begins to brown.
  3. Add in the broccoli and stir it in order to cook the mixture for about 2 minutes.
  4. Whisk the sauce again and pour it in. Cook for about 2 minutes until sauce thickens
  5. Garnish the dish with sesame seeds and green onions.





Deceptively easy desserts and globally-isnpired dinners that are wholesome, healthy, flavorful. Kristen Genton is the blogger behind Good Habits and Guilty Pleasures. Growing up overseas in 7 different countries has definitely shaped her taste buds to be anything but ordinary as she creates recipes that are wholesome, healthy, and flavorful. After switching careers to pursue her passion for food by attending culinary school, Kristen has taken the next step by deciding to live a plant based lifestyle and wants to share her creations with the world. Her goal is to show that vegans can have incredibly delicious and nutrient dense foods that both promote your good habits and satisfy your guilty pleasures!



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