Ham [Vegan]

Ham [Vegan]

This plantbased ham is the key to your next gathering. The savory flavors in this dish bring it all together and will be loved by you and your guests!

Ham [Vegan]


For the Dry Ingredients:

  • 1 cup vital wheat gluten
  • 2 tablespoons Granulated Garlic
  • 1 tablespoon Bakon seasoning (Hickory Smoked Totula yeast)
  • 2 tablespoon  beet Powder

For the Wet ingredients:

  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 10 garlic cloves, sliced or crushed
  • 2 TBSP organic soy sauce
  • 1 can of black-eyed peas
  • 2 TBSP maple syrup
  • 1 TBSP agave nectar
  • 2 TBSP liquid smoke
  • 4 TBSP grapeseed oil
  • 1 raw beet, roughly chopped

For the Simmering Broth:

  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 5 garlic cloves
  • 1/4 cup Maple Syrup
  • 1 Raw beet, sliced
  • 1/4 cup liquid smoke
  • 8 cups of water

For the Glaze:

  • 4 TBSP maple syrup
  • 2 TBSP organic soy sauce
  • 2 TBSP Liquid Smoke


  1. Sauté in a pan until caramelized, with 1 onion & 10 garlic cloves
  2. Blend sautéed mixture and all wet ingredients until smooth.
  3. Mix one 1 1/4 cup of mixture with 1 cup of vital wheat gluten and the rest of the dry ingredients. Freeze the rest of the wet mixture for when you make ham again.
  4. Knead for 5 minutes.
  5. Shape into a ham shape & tie kitchen twine around it, so it keeps its shape.
  6. Bring simmering broth ingredients to a hard boil.
  7. Place ham-shaped vital wheat gluten into the boiling bath.
  8. Reduce heat & bring the pot to a gentle simmer for 1.5 hours
  9. Remove ham from broth, and press to make sure it is firm.
  10. Slice the ham into 1-inch slices or your desired thickness.
  11. Dip each slice into the glaze & pan-fry on both sides in 2 TBSP of Grapeseed oil.
  12. Serve warm.

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