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Vegetarian Sausage Links

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Ingredients
  Onion 1 Small, minced
  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Collard greens 1 Cup (16 tbs), minced
  Parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon, grated
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced
  Cooked rice 2 Cup (32 tbs) (cold)
  Kidney beans 1 Cup (16 tbs), cooked
  Egg substitute 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dried thyme 1 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano 1 Teaspoon
  Dried sage 1 Teaspoon
  Dry bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Tomato sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Warm)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1) Coat a baking sheet with butter.
2) In skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of oil and sauté the onions for 5 minutes.
3) Add the collard greens, cheese and garlic, sauté for 3 minutes or until the greens wilt,
4) In a large bowl combine the rice, beans, egg substitute, thyme, oregano and sage.
5) Stir the rice mixture in the onion mixture.
6) Remove the mixture in a food processor.
7) Process for about 6 seconds or until a course mixture is formed but not pureed,

FINALIZING
8) Divide into eight equal parts.
9) Form each part into a sausage shape and roll in the breadcrumbs.
10) Place the sausages on the sheet and brush with the remaining oil.
11) Broil until golden browned on all sides, about 5 or 6 minutes.

SERVING
12) Serve with the tomato sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Broiled
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 557 Calories from Fat 198

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g34.7%

Saturated Fat 7.3 g36.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 21.5 mg7.2%

Sodium 213.6 mg8.9%

Total Carbohydrates 71 g23.5%

Dietary Fiber 10.9 g43.4%

Sugars 6.5 g

Protein 20 g39.4%

Vitamin A 27.6% Vitamin C 30.5%

Calcium 25.3% Iron 45.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Vegetarian Sausage Links Recipe