Philly Cheesefake

A “classic” Philly Cheesesteak can often be too much to handle, but this Philly Cheesefake is a true revolutionary hero. Protein-packed wheat gluten, also called seitan, takes the place of the traditional thinly sliced steak. This recipe comes to us from Elizabeth Fiend of

  • 1 pound wheat gluten, sliced very thin
  • 2 green peppers, sliced very thin
  • 1 large onion, sliced very thin
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon sage
  • 1 dash cayenne pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • 8 hard rolls

Preheat oven to 350. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and stir gently to coat evenly. Turn out onto a large baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake for 15 minutes, stir, then bake for another 15 minutes. Serve on toasted hard rolls topped with soy cheese or American cheese.

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Nutrition Information

Philly Cheesefake

Servings per Recipe: 8

Amount per Serving

Calories:  393

Calories from Fat:  

Total Fat:  4g

Saturated Fat:  1g

Cholesterol:  0mg

Sodium:  464mg

Dietary Fiber:  2g

Protein:  49g

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