Vegan Ribs


  • 3/4 c. vital wheat gluten flour
  • 1/4 c. rice flour
  • 1 c. water
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 Tbsp. beefless base
  • 1 c. BBQ sauce
  • 6 cinnamon sticks


  1. Combine water and beefless base. Set aside.
  2. Stir together the gluten flour, rice flour, onion powder, and garlic powder. Stir in water and beefless base to form a very soft dough.
  3. On an oiled baking sheet, pat out handfuls of dough into rectangular shapes 2 by 3 inches and 1/2 inch thick. Place 2 cinnamon sticks on top, leaving ends sticking out. Cover with a little more of the dough, shaping as you like.
  4. Bake at 300 degrees F for about 40 minutes, turning every 10 minutes.
  5. Spread with BBQ sauce and bake* at 400 degrees F for about 15 minutes, turning frequently and basting as necessary, until BBQ sauce has formed a nice glazed coating.
  6. Serve hot with BBQ dipping sauce.

* Can also be fried or cooked on a grill.

Browse Cook(s): Mark Anthony
Browse Theme(s): Entrees Lunch or Dinner

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