Veggie Sausage

BY : PUBLISHED : November 10th, 2012 UPDATED: August 18th, 2021

Total cost: approx. 45 cents a patty

When I first switched to a plant-based diet in 1995, you couldn’t just run down to the grocery store and pick up some faux meat products and make a big homestyle breakfast.  You had to do it “the old fashioned way”. 17 years later and I still think these hold up well.

I too was skeptical – Sausage?  Made from lima beans?  Gross.  But honestly, give it a try.  You don’t even taste the lima beans.  Just breakfast-y goodness.  It’s quick, easy, and healthier than sausage!

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Veggie Sausage

Jake
I too was skeptical – Sausage?  Made from lima beans?  Gross.  But honestly, give it a try.  You don’t even taste the lima beans.  Just breakfast-y goodness.  It’s quick, easy, and healthier than sausage!
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 12 servings
Calories 72 kcal
METHOD Stovetop
DIET Vegan

Ingredients
  

  • 10 ounces of frozen lima beans, thawed
  • 3/4 cup of vegetable broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground dried sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon of dried rosemary leaves, crumbled
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • pinch of pepper
  • 6 Tablespoons of cornmeal divided
  • 2 Tablespoons of neutral oil

Instructions
 

  • In a blender, or using an immersion blender, chop up the lima beans in the vegetable stock. Don't over do it! The beans should remain somewhat chunky.
  • In a medium saucepan, heat the lima bean mixture, sage, rosemary, salt and pepper until bubbling.
  • Add in 4 tablespoons of cornmeal, stirring until the mixture becomes thick and bubbling. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  • Use your hands to flatten into small patties, cover with the remaining cornmeal, and fry on medium heat until both sides are browned, approximately 5 minutes a side.

Nutrition

Calories: 72kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 2gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 1gSodium: 120mgPotassium: 123mgFiber: 2gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 76IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 9mgIron: 1mg
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Jake switched to a plant based diet in 1996 and quickly realized he had no idea how to cook. All these years later and he's still trying to figure it out...

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