The Sexy Vegan Cooking 37 - Gluten-Free Thanksgiving

The Sexy Vegan whips up a gluten free entree for Thanksgiving and chats with a VERY famous guest.

Ingredients

Yam 2 , halved
Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
Salt and pepper To Taste
For stuffing
Chopped onion 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Chopped celery 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Chopped carrot 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm) , chopped
Rosemary 1/4 Teaspoon
Thyme 1/4 Teaspoon
Sage 1/4 Teaspoon
Quinoa 1 Cup (16 tbs) , rinsed
Vegetable broth 2 Cup (32 tbs)
For gravy
Margarine/Oil 1 Tablespoon
Chopped onion 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Celery seeds 1 Pinch
Vegetable broth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Canned canellini beans 15 Ounce , drained
For nut sausage
Pecans 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Walnuts 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Almonds 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
Sage 1/8 Teaspoon
Fennel seeds 1 1/2 Teaspoon
Chili flakes 1/8 Teaspoon
Smoked paprika 1 Teaspoon
Apple cider vinegar 1/2 Teaspoon
Dried apple rings 4 , roughly chopped
Salt 1/4 Teaspoon
Liquid smoke flavoring 1/8 Teaspoon

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

MAKING

2. Place the yam over a baking sheet and season with olive oil and salt and pepper. Bake for 45 minutes.

3. For stuffing – in a pot, heat olive oil and add in the onion, celery and carrot. Season with salt and pepper and cook for 5 minutes until tender.

4. Add in the garlic and season with rosemary, thyme and sage. Stir well.

5. Add in the quinoa and vegetable broth. Bring to a boil and reduce to simmer for 15 minutes covered.

6. For gravy – in a pot, heat the margarine and in the onion and garlic. Sweat for 5 minutes.

7. Season with thyme and celery seeds. Pour in the vegetable broth and add in beans. Simmer for 5 minutes.

8. Next, blend the gravy with an immersion blender and set aside.

9. For nut sausage – in a food processor, add in all the ingredients and process.

SERVING

10. Remove some flesh of the yam with fork and top with stuffing, gravy and nut sausage.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 70 Minutes
Ready In: 70 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 716Calories from Fat 253

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 30 g46.2%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 587 mg24.46%

Total Carbohydrates 95 g31.7%

Dietary Fiber 20 g80%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 23 g46%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet