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Vegan Sausage Kabobs

February 8, 2009

Maybe it was the bright sunshine after days of overcast skies, or perhaps the above-average 70 degree weather, who knows…but we were channeling summer today and the grill was calling my name.

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I discovered a recipe for vegan sausages last week and this is my first time grilling them.  They were fantastic.  They crisped up on the outside but maintained a beautifully moist (that’s an odd way to describe sausage, eh?) interior.  

ps. Half the kabobs in this picture are not vegan.  Can you tell the difference? 🙂  

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A lone kabob awaits his date with the grill master, the dedicated husband.

Kabobs

1 link vegan sausage  (recipe below courtesy of vegandad.blogspot.com)

2 roma tomatoes, quartered

1/2 of an onion 

1 zucchini, cut into rounds

Drizzle balsamic vinegar and olive oil.

Skewer all ingredients.  Grill as desired.

 

Vegan Sausages

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Do not be deceived, friends, contrary to the appearance of my lovely sausage in this photo, this is NOT Tollhouse Slice and Bake Cookie Dough!

INGREDIENTS
– 1/2 cup red beans
– 1 cup cold vegetable broth
– 2 tablespoons soy sauce
– 2 cloves garlic, minced
– 1 1/4 cups vital wheat gluten
– 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
– 1 1/2 teaspoons fennel seed, crushed
– 1 teaspoon sweet paprika
– 1 teaspoon dried oregano
– Several dashes fresh black pepper


METHOD
1. Bring a pot of water to a boil stovetop and prepare steaming basket.
2. Arrange 6 – 7 sheets of tin foil.
3. Mash the beans until no whole ones are left.  
4. Incorporate remaining ingredients mix with a fork. Divide dough into 6 even parts.
5. Place a portion of the mixture into tin foil and mold into about a 5 inch log. Wrap dough sausage, twisting ends like tootsie roll. 
3. Place wrapped sausages in steamer and steam for 30 minutes, rotating halfway through cooking time.

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6 Comments leave one →
  1. lee malerich permalink
    February 9, 2009 6:18 pm

    i agree weather can channel food memories and dictate pathways. my response to last weekend would have been hot dogs and potato salad! how creative responses can be. take a lesson, self.

    aesthetically beautiful page. how do you do that?

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