Vegan Italian Sausage & Peppers

Vegan Italian Sausage & Peppers Recipe

By Brand New Vegan

🔪Prep Time: 30 min

👩‍🍳Cook Time: 60 min

Ingredients

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

2 cups of your favorite pasta, cooked and drained

2–3 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)

1–2 Tbs tomato paste

The remaining white beans (optional)

1/2 tsp oregano

1/2 tsp basil

1/2 tsp red wine vinegar

Instructions

1Drain the beans and add 1/2 cup to your blender (save remaining beans)

2Add veg broth, soy sauce, and tomato paste to beans and blend until smooth, set aside.

3In a large bowl, mix vital wheat gluten, nutritional yeast, and all the spices

4Pour wet ingredients into dry and mix just until a soft dough is formed

5Cut into 4 equal pieces

6Roll each piece into a sausage-shaped log, roll loosely in parchment paper, then foil, and twist ends to seal

7Steam in a steamer basket or IP using trivet and STEAM function for 40 min

8Allow to cool before using.

9Prepare 2 cups of your favorite pasta and then drain

10Cut onions and peppers into strips

11Cut 2-3 of the sausages into 1/2″ pieces

12Saute the veggies in a large pan or dutch oven using a little water to prevent sticking

13Add minced garlic and stir

14Add tomatoes, tomato paste, leftover beans, and remaining spices

15Cook until heated through and then add sausage pieces and pasta

16Simmer for 4-5 minutes then serve

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