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vegan italian sausage

Vegan Italian Sausage & Peppers

  • Author: Brand New Vegan
  • Prep Time: 30 min
  • Cook Time: 60 min
  • Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6-8 Servings 1x
  • Category: Meat Substitutes
  • Method: IP or Steamer
  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

This Vegan Italian Sausage is a quick and easy Seitan Recipe that uses your Instant Pot or Steamer! Add some tomatoes and peppers and you have a quick tasty meal.


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Ingredients

Vegan Italian Sausage

  • 1/2 cup white beans, drained
  • 1 cup low sodium vegetable broth
  • 2 Tbs low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 Tbs tomato paste
  • 1 1/4 cups of vital wheat gluten
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 1/2 tsp fennel seed
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp chipotle chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp red chile flakes

Vegan Italian Sausage and Peppers

  • 2 cups of your favorite pasta, cooked and drained
  • 23 sausages cut into 1/2″ pieces (above)
  • 2 onions, sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can diced tomatoes (14 oz)
  • 12 Tbs tomato paste
  • The remaining white beans (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp basil
  • 1/2 tsp red wine vinegar

Instructions

Vegan Italian Sausage

  1. Drain the beans and add 1/2 cup to your blender (save remaining beans)
  2. Add veg broth, soy sauce, and tomato paste to beans and blend until smooth, set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, mix vital wheat gluten, nutritional yeast, and all the spices
  4. Pour wet ingredients into dry and mix just until a soft dough is formed
  5. Cut into 4 equal pieces
  6. Roll each piece into a sausage-shaped log, roll loosely in parchment paper, then foil, and twist ends to seal
  7. Steam in a steamer basket or IP using trivet and STEAM function for 40 min
  8. Allow to cool before using.

Vegan Italian Sausage & Peppers

  1. Prepare 2 cups of your favorite pasta and then drain
  2. Cut onions and peppers into strips
  3. Cut 2-3 of the sausages into 1/2″ pieces
  4. Saute the veggies in a large pan or dutch oven using a little water to prevent sticking
  5. Add minced garlic and stir
  6. Add tomatoes, tomato paste, leftover beans, and remaining spices
  7. Cook until heated through and then add sausage pieces and pasta
  8. Simmer for 4-5 minutes then serve


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