Greek Cruelty-free Gyro Seitan & Marinade

Seriously delicious vegan seitan gyros!

Anything they can make we can make vegan. This cruelty-free version will win you over!

These Greek Vegan Gyros are perfect for a quick and easy family dinner. Kids just love them! 

Gyro Seitan & Marinade

Nicole Kearsley
This simple seitan recipe is perfectly spiced for vegan gyros. Marinade recipe included.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Greek, Mediterranean, Vegan
Servings 4


  • 3/4 cup Vital Wheat Gluten
  • 1.5 tablespoon Garbanzo Bean Flour
  • 1 tablespoon Nutritional Yeast
  • 1 teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander
  • 1 teaspoon Oregano
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1 teaspoon Rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1/2 cup Beef-flavored Vegan Broth
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil extra virgin
  • 1 tablespoon Tomato Paste
  • 1 tablespoon Bragg's Soy Sauce or soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Vegan Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon Liquid Smoke


  • Combine dry ingredients
  • Combine wet ingredients then mix into dry ingredients. Mix until dough forms. Knead dough 3 minutes in a stand mixer using a dough hook on speed #2(Alternately knead by hand). Let sit for 10 minutes, then continue to knead for 2 additional minutes.
  • Form loaf and wrap in parchment twisting ends.
  • Bring 6 cups beef-flavored vegan broth, 3 bay leaves, and 4 peppercorns to a simmer. Simmer seitan loaf for 25 minutes, unwrap loaf and continue to simmer for another 25 minutes.
  • Remove entire pot from the stove. Let gyro seitan cool completely in it's cooking liquid.
  • Remove loaf to the container of cold water with 1 Tbsp Bragg's. Refrigerate for up to 1 week.


SERVING: This recipe yields 39 grams of protein per serving.
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