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Date:    Thu, 24 Feb 94 21:32:47 PST
 From:    Barbara Zimmerman (barbara@crl.com)
 Subject: Seitan Stew
 Recipe from Jill Nussinow, RD. 
 8   ounces Seitan, cut in chunks
 1   ounce dried wild mushrooms
 1   large onion, chopped
 2   carrots, diced
 4-5 small potatoes, cut in half
 3   small turnips
 1/2 lb. mushrooms, halved (store kind)
 3   dried tomatoes, made into powder
 1   T water or vegetable broth
 1   T miso
 1   cup water plus 1/2 cup
 1   T arrowroot plus additional if needed
 1   t dried rosemary
 1   t dried thyme
 1   t dried sage
 2   T's fresh chopped parsley
 Freshly ground pepper to taste
 Boil the cup of water and soak teh dried mushrooms (if they are morels or 
 shitake) for 30 mins.  Save soaking water.  If using porcini add when 
 Heat water or vegetable broth.  Add onion, carrot, turnip and potato.
 Saute for 3-5 min. until onions begins to soften.  Add fresh
 mushrooms, tomato powder, and 1/4 cup water.  Cook 5 more min.  Then
 add Seitan chunks, dried herbs and rehydrated mushrooms, cut in
 pieces.  Cook 5 more min.
 Add soaking water drained of any debris and porcini, if using them.  Add 
 miso and stir.  Cook for 10 more min. until veggies are almost tender.
 combine remaining 1/4 cup water with the arrowroot and add to the pan 
 over med. heat, stirring until thickened.  If too thick add water 1 
 Tablespoon at a time.  If too thin add arrowroot 1 teas. at a time.  
 Season with black pepper.  Add parsley just before serving.
 If you are using seitan that has not been cooked in tamari broth you will 
 want to add tamari and/or salt.
 Serve over hot noodles or rice.
 Use whatever veggies are fresh at the time you are making this.  Feel 
 free to make substitutions.  
 Jill served this over freshly made WW noodles.
 kwvegan vegan