- Yield : 9 Patties
- Prep Time : 15m
- Cook Time : 10m
- Ready In : 25m
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!
- 10 oz. bag of frozen lima beans, thawed
- 3/4 cup 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
- 4 + 2 tablespoons of cornmeal
- 2 tablespoons of neutral oil
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.
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