This is one of those Mediterranean-style dishes that are perfect hot, at room temperature, or cold--a wonderful versatility for entertaining. If at all possible, use freshly picked vine-ripened tomatoes and very fresh verdant basil.
Mung bean sprouts are a rich source of protein and vitamins A, B, C, and E. In just one cup of mung bean sprouts there are 3 grams of protein and 0 grams of fat. Rinse the sprouts thoroughly before using.
This hearty stroganoff is made with seitan, a fat-free, high-protein meat alternative made from wheat. Seitan is sometimes called “wheat meat” because of its amazing ability to mimic meat in taste and texture. It is sold in the refrigerated section of natural food stores and many large grocery stores.