Vegan Sausage Recipe – Crumbles for Vegan Sausage Pizza

Vegan Sausage Recipe – Crumbles for Vegan Sausage Pizza

This gluten free and vegan sausage recipe is perfect for vegan sausage pizza is surprisingly similar to the real thing, you may even fool some of your omni friends with this recipe! Better yet, it is simple and easy, you can whip it up so fast that you will want it on your pizza every time.

vegan sasage pizza with TVP sausage crumbles.
Vegan sausage pizza may sound like an oxymoron, but it can really happen! If sausage was one of your favorite pizza topping before giving up meat, you can finally have it again.

Adding the Braggs to the liquid for rehydrating TVP to make vegan sausage
To make this vegan sausage recipe, simply boil water, add some simple spices, and rehydrate textured vegetable protein (TVP) in the broth that you made.

Adding spices to a bowl to make vegan sausage crumbles for pizza.
Let it soak up the flavors for a few minutes and then sprinkle it on your pizza. No need to precook it.  It will cook along with the pizza.

Adding the TVP to the broth mixture to make vegan sausage.

Allowing the TVP to soak up the broth and spices for the vegan sausage crumbles
To make the pizza, use your favorite pizza crust, or buy a premade one from the store to make it fast and easy. Since my son needs to be gluten free, I like to use the frozen gluten free crust at Trader Joe’s. When I plan ahead a little more, I also love this easy quinoa crust recipe from Simply Quinoa. (I usually double the quinoa crust recipe to make enough for my family of four).

spreading the tomatoes sauce to make vegan sausage pizza
You can use a can of any vegan pizza sauce that you like.

Topping the pizza with vegan cheese and vegan sausage crumbles.

Top it with your favorite vegan cheese.  (I use my homemade vegan cheese.  The recipe will be coming out soon in my new e-book)! Then sprinkle with the vegan sausage topping!  Bake at 425 F for about 12-15 minutes until the crust is cooked and the cheese is melted.  (I usually put the oven to broil for the last 2 minutes of the cooking to get the cheese melty and the sausage slight crispy.

VEGAN SAUSAGE PIZZA
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
10 mins
 

A quick easy way to make your own vegan sausage crumbles for pizza.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: gluten free, Italian, vegan
Servings: 6
Calories: 47 kcal
Author: Monica | The Hidden Veggies
Ingredients
For the vegan sausage crumbles:
For the Pizza:
  • 1 large pizza crust use a premade or your favorite recipe
  • 1/2 cup pizza sauce of choice
  • 1 cup shredded vegan cheese
Instructions
For the vegan sausage:
  1. Preheat oven to 425 F.
  2. Boil the water.
  3. In a bowl add Braggs, oil, oregano, fennel seeds, cayenne, salt, and boiling water and stir well.

  4. Add TVP, stir, and then let it sit for about 2 minutes before stirring it 1 more time.

Assemble the pizza:
  1. Place the pizza crust on a cookie sheet or pizza stone.
  2. Spread vegan pizza sauce evenly over the dough.
  3. Top with your favorite vegan cheese.
  4. Sprinkle with the sausage toppings.
  5. Bake at 425 F until the pizza is cooked. Usually about 12-15 minutes.

  6. Turn the oven to broil for the last 2 minutes of baking to melt the cheese and crisp up the sausage.
Nutrition Facts
VEGAN SAUSAGE PIZZA
Amount Per Serving (2 tbsp)
Calories 47 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Sodium 258mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Protein 4g 8%
Calcium 2.7%
Iron 5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

This recipe is sure to be a favorite with the whole family!

This vegan sausage recipe for pizza show you how to make your own vegan sausage crumbles that are gluten free and surprisingly similar to the real thing. Use these sausage crumbles to top your pizza or sprinkle on a pasta dish or even put in your next vegan lasagna.thehiddenveggies.com

What else can I use this vegan sausage recipe for?

Use these sausage crumbles in your favorite pasta dishes, soups, or lasagna.  If you want them crispy to sprinkle on top of a dish, simple pan fry them for about 5 minutes in about 1 tablespoon of oil.

Enjoy!

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This gluten free and vegan sausage recipe for pizza or to use as sausage crumbles in any recipe is so surprisingly similar in taste to the real thing, you may even fool some of your omni friends with this recipe! Better yet, it is so simple and easy, you can whip it up so fast that you will want it on your pizza every time. thehiddenveggies.comThere are so many great ways to use TVP!  Here are 2 other favorites!

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