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.

Jason
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place the vegetarian link or patties and 1 tablespoon oil in a large frying pan, fry the links until done.

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  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

207.7 calories; 7.6 g protein; 7.9 g carbohydrates; 0 mg cholesterol; 1029.7 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

Reviews (39)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
11/13/2003
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. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
01/17/2012
I just don't think veg sausage gravy can ever be as good as the real thing. This recipe but with turkey sausage was very good. Read More
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44 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 32
  • 4 star values: 8
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
11/13/2003
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. Read More
(36)
Rating: 5 stars
11/13/2003
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. Read More
(36)
Rating: 5 stars
10/09/2003
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.:&) Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
08/26/2008
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! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/02/2009
This recipe far surpassed my expectations. I expected it to have the consistency of meat-based gravy but to lack something in the flavor department. However that is completely NOT the case. The only variation to the recipe I have made is using the vegetarian patties from Morningstar instead of the links. Once broken up and added to the gravy you really would be surprised if you could find someone who could taste the difference between this and a meat-based sausage gravy. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/16/2005
This is a great alternative to the traditional sausage gravy I have always eaten. I took the advice of another person who rated the recipe and used non-chicken broth instead of the vegetable broth. My boyfriend has never eaten meat and both he and I loved this vegetarian friendly breakfast treat. Thank you! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/06/2005
I love it! I added no-chicken broth instead and a full teaspoon of sage and it added a little more flavor. Also combination veggie links and patties added more variety. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/24/2004
This recipe was sooooo yummy and EASY! I used the Morningstar farms breakfast patties instead of the links. I also used Italian (garlic herb) Mrs Dash in place of the pepper and sage. I poured the gravy over reduced fat Grands buttermilk biscuits. A very veggie treat!:) Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/01/2004
Delicious vegetarian gravy. I used Gimme lean sausage and it turned out great for vegetarian biscuits and gravy. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/15/2004
I was so excited to find this recipe! I've been looking forever for a vegitarian gravy that actually resembles gravy and tastes good too! My husband loves this with biscuts for breakfast so much I always have to make a double batch! Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
01/17/2012
I just don't think veg sausage gravy can ever be as good as the real thing. This recipe but with turkey sausage was very good. Read More
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