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Fitness Recipe: Flavourful and Protein-Packed Vegan Fajita

Vegan fajita is ideal for everyone looking to treat themselves to a meat-free meal. This simple recipe will help you craft a truly delicious dish accompanied by unusual aromas and flavours. In our fit & vegan version, we decided to serve it with quinoa instead of tortilla and seitan instead of meat. Rest assured, it was a hit. This tasty dish is rich in protein and complex carbohydrates, and can be served both hot or cold, which means it’s ideal for packing up in a lunch box. What’s more, it’s low in fats, meaning you can easily make it a part of your regular diet, even if you are currently trying to lose some weight. We can guarantee you that this vegan fajita will hit just the right spot for you.

You’ll need:

  • 40 g quinoa
  • 100 g seitan
  • 80 ml water
  • 50 g dried oil-free tomatoes
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 fresh red bell pepper
  • 1 tsp (approx. 5 ml) maple syrup
  • a few drops of lemon or lime juice
  • iceberg lettuce
  • oil spray

To season the seitan, you’ll need:

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Method:

First, prepare the quinoa. Mix 40 g of it with double the amount of water (80 ml) and cook according to the instructions. Once it is ready, add the maple syrup and a few drops of lemon or lime juice. Stir well and leave on the side.

Heat up a pan and apply oil spray. Add garlic, tomatoes, and all the seitan seasoning (chilli flakes, oregano, black pepper, salt and paprika). Wait until the ingredients heat up properly and add sliced seitan. Sauté a while and add sliced red bell pepper (ideally cut into thin strips) and let the heat distribute evenly once again.

fajita mix

That’s almost it. To serve, prepare a bowl with cooked quinoa. Spread slices of iceberg lettuce around the rim of the bowl on top of the quinoa. Cover the rest of the quinoa with the fajita mix. Top off with some cherry tomatoes or a slice of lemon or lime.

Flavourful and protein-packed vegan fajita
Nutritional Information
1 serving in total
Calories410 
Protein31.5 g
Cabrohydrates55.5 g
Fats5.5 g
Dietary fibre6 g

This vegan fajita is chock-full of protein and complex carbohydrates. It is ideal for a balanced lunch or dinner dish.

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