Vegetarian Link Gravy

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Recipe by  Jason

“Vegetarian sausage links can be bought at many supermarkets, experiment with the different brands and choose your favorite for this delicious gravy. If you would like a thicker gravy dissolve 1 tablespoon of cornstarch in 1 tablespoon warm water and mix into the gravy just before bringing it to a boil.”

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Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 1 cup



  1. Place the vegetarian link or patties and 1 tablespoon oil in a large frying pan, fry the links until done.
  2. Break the links into small pieces. Add the remaining oil and flour to a small pot. Mix the flour with the oil over medium low heat until a rue is formed. Slowly add the vegetable broth, mixing well. Add the salt, pepper, sage and cooked sausage pieces. Bring mixture to a boil.

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The base recipe is very good. However, with a few adjustments I think it's great. First, reduce the olive oil to 2 Tbsp instead of 3 (you don't need so much oil in such a small serving). Thought it was much too thick so added more like 1.5 cups of broth. For most flavorful gravy, use an "unchicken" broth instead of plain vegetable broth. I think Westbrae "California UnChicken Broth" has the best flavor. Finally, suggest using meatless sausage patties instead of links -- I think the Morningstar brand is the most tasty. Defrost two patties, finely chop, and add to gravy right before serving. I whipped up a batch of gravy and served it for breakfast over biscuits. YUM.



A tasty gravy, definitely one I will make again. The only negatives were that it uses up a whole package of fake sausage (that stuff's expensive!) and that I did the thing with the cornstarch and it turned out too thick to pour. Next time, I will leave the cornstarch in the pantry. :&)

Noochie Mama

Noochie Mama

I used two patty style vegetarian sausage in place of the links and sauteed them without olive oil. Be sure to cook the roux until it is golden and fragrant. That prevents a 'raw flour' taste. I served this gravy over Fluffy Whole Wheat Biscuits. Delish!

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Amount Per Serving (4 total)

  • Calories
  • 208 cal
  • 10%
  • Fat
  • 17.1 g
  • 26%
  • Carbs
  • 7.9 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 7.6 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium
  • 1030 mg
  • 41%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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