Sunday, 17 March 2013

Zucchini Carrot Medallions with Seitan Ragout

Sunday, no open supermarkets, need to improvise with what you have at home. 

Serves 2-3 hungry people

You need to have:

For the medallions:
1 large zucchini
3-5 carrots
3-4 tbsp plain flour
2-3 tbsp soy flour
1 tsp vegetable stock
salt and pepper to taste
oil for frying

For the ragout:
250g seitan
1/2 onion
1-2 garlic cloves
1/4 soy sauce
2-2 tsp tomato paste
1/2 cup tomato juice
1 tsp paprika, sweet
1 tsp paprika, spicy
3 tsp thyme
salt and pepper to taste

You need to do:

Wash/peel zucchini and carrots and grate. Mix with flours and stock, then add water until the mixture is moist but not liquid. You only need a few tablespoons. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Heat oil in a pan and place about a spoonful of the mixture in the pan and flatten out. Fry on medium heat for 2-3 minutes, flip over and repeat. 

Cut seitan into little pieces. Dice onion and crush garlic. Fry everything for a few minutes. deglaze with soy sauce and fry for another minute or two. Add all the other ingredients. 

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