Vegan Mexican Fajita Rice Skillet w/ Sweet Earth Traditional Seitan

  • Yield: Serves 4 to 6
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 Minutes
  • Total: Under an Hour

Ingredients

• 1 to 1-1/2 cups prepared rice
• 2 tablespoons olive oil
• 1 8oz. Pkg. Sweet Earth Traditional Seitan Strips
• salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
• 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
• 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
• 1 red, yellow, or green bell pepper, seeded and cut into thin strips OR you can use a combination of all 3, amounting to about 3 cups of pepper strips.
• 1 small yellow onion, sliced
• 1/2 cup salsa
• 1/2 cup vegan shredded cheddar cheese ( we prefer #EarthBalance )
• 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
• cilantro or parsley for garnish
• vegan sour cream – optional (we prefer #Tofutti)

Directions

  1. Cook rice and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, heat olive oil.
  3. Season seitan strips with salt, pepper, chili powder and garlic powder.
  4. Add to skillet and cook 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Add peppers and onions; continue to cook 8 to 10 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.
  6. Add rice and salsa to skillet and cook, stirring frequently, just until heated through.
  7. Remove from heat and stir until well combined. Stir in lime juice.
  8. Top with cilantro or parsley and vegan cheese.
  9. Serve as is or top with sour cream. #Enjoy