Vegan Sausage, Peppers, and Onions

Vegan Sausage, Peppers, and Onions

Vegan sausage, peppers, and onions. Yes, it’s VEGAN – Beyond Sausage, a plant-based gluten-free, soy-free sausage that looks and cooks like real Italian sausage. This vegan sausage is mildly spice and, in my opinion, doesn’t quite taste like the real thing. However, it is an excellent substitute for my vegetarian and vegan friends and family.  

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Beyond Sausage

What’s in Vegan Sausage, Peppers, and Onions?

Most of my family is vegetarian or vegan. When Beyond Meat introduced their plant-based protein meat substitutes, I couldn’t wait to try them out. It took a while for the different meat substitutes to make their way into my local supermarket. But, a couple of days ago, I spotted this package of Beyond Sausage, hot Italian style. SCORE – Sausage, peppers, and onions for dinner tonight. Much to Farmer Fred’s dismay. Farmer Fred loves meat for every meal.
This recipe is quick and simple with, you guessed it, sausage, pepper, and onions in an Italian tomato base. Done.

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beyond sausage
vegan sausage peppers and onions

How do I make Vegan Sausage Peppers and Onions?  

The short answer is easy! Cut up the sausage into slices and saute them in a cast iron fry pan. Once the sausage is browned, remove the sausage from the pan. Then saute the onion in the oil that is left in the pan. Repeat with the peppers. Add the sausage and onions back into the frying pan. Some recipes add Italian seasoning, and the dish is done, I add a jar of my home-canned Italian style tomatoes. However, a can of Italian style plum tomatoes is almost as good. Pulse the tomatoes in a blender a few times before adding them to the sauteed sausage, peppers, and onions. Simmer until heated through, and your vegan sausage, peppers, and onions are ready to serve.

vegan sausage peppers and onions

Can I Make Ahead and Freeze? 

Vegan sausage, peppers, and onions can be made ahead and frozen. Defrost overnight and reheat. Leftovers make a delicious sausage and peppers grinder on a hard roll.

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Vegan Sausage, Peppers, and Onions with Beyond Sausage

All Vegan Sausage, Peppers, and Onions, made with beyond sausage - plant based sausage. So good even a meat lover will love it.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: beyond meat recipe, beyond sausage peppers and onions, beyond sausage recipe, easy, vegan
Servings: 4
Calories: 353kcal

Equipment

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Ingredients

  • onions medium
  • 3 peppers medium red, yellow, or orange
  • 4 sausages beyond meat sausage
  • 3 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 3 cups canned tomatoes Italian style with onions, celery, and peppers
  • 2 tsp Italian seasoning

Instructions

  • Slice the beyond sausage into 1/2 inch coins and saute until brown. Remove from the pan
    beyond sausage
  • While sausage is browning, slice the onions, and saute them in the oil left in the pan after browning the sausage. Saute until translucent. Remove from the pan.
  • Slice the peppers and add to the pan. Saute until just tender but not soft.
  • Once the peppers are tender add the onions and sausage back into the pan
    vegan sausage peppers and onions
  • Sprinkle with the flour, add the tomatoes and Italian seasoning. If the tomatoes are whole chop them or blend briefly in a blender.
  • Heat until hot through.
    vegan sausage peppers and onions

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Notes

Vegan Sausage, Peppers, and Onions can be made ahead and frozen.  Fully defrost and reheat.  
Leftovers are delicious the next day on a hard roll.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 353kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 785mg | Potassium: 972mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 801IU | Vitamin C: 92mg | Calcium: 104mg | Iron: 4mg
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  1. Anonymous

    Looks really yummy. Will have to try it!
    Thanks!
    Lucy

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