Sauces, Salad Dressings & Gravies


Vegetarian Sausage & Sage Gravy

You can use this gravy in all sorts of dishes, from vegetarian Shepherd's pie to vegetarian casserole to pot pie.


  • 4 links vegetarian sausage links or patties, like Whole Kitchen® brand from Whole Foods (about 3 ounces)
  • 1 tablespoon olive or canola oil
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 2 tablespoons Wondra® quick-mixing flour (or all-purpose flour)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/4 - 1/2 teaspoon dried ground sage


  1. Heat the oil in a large, nonstick frying pan, then add the vegetarian links or patties and fry until done, crumbling into small pieces as it cooks.
  2. Add 1/4 cup of the vegetable broth and the 2 tablespoons of flour to a small, nonstick saucepan and mix together to make a paste. Slowly whisk in the remaining vegetable broth.
  3. Whisk in the salt (if desired), pepper, sage, and cooked sausage pieces with oil. Bring mixture to boil and stir until it reaches desired thickness (about 2 minutes).

1 1/4 cup gravy (about 4 servings)

Nutritional Information:
Per serving: 93 calories, 6.5 g protein, 5.5 g carbohydrate, 5 g fat, 0.5 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 1.6 g fiber, 410 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 48%.

© 2006 Elaine Magee

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Last Editorial Review: 7/24/2006