Zucchini Veggie Sausage Skillet

For busy people looking for a meat substitute, vegan sausage is a miracle ingredient. It imparts instant flavor, to this quick and nutritious one-dish meal. For gluten free choose sausage without wheat or barley.

Ingredients

Zucchini 1 1/2 Pound
Sea salt 1 Pinch (to taste)
Pepper 1 Pinch (to taste)
Olive oil 1 Tablespoon , divided
Onion 1 Small , chopped
Vegan sausage 3/4 Pound , crumbled
Tomatoes 2 Large , chopped
For serving
Cooked brown rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Soy parmesan 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , grated (Optional)

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Cut off the ends of the zucchini. Slice them lengthwise and cut further into half moons.

2. In a skillet pour ½ tablespoon of olive oil and heat on medium high. Add in the zucchini pieces in a single layer.

3. Season with salt and pepper and cook them till they begin to turn brown Flip and continue to cook. Set aside.

MAKING

4. In the same skillet add the remaining ½ tablespoon oil and heat on medium high. Add the onions and sauté them till translucent for around 4 minutes.

5. Crumble the sausage and put it into the skillet and continue to sauté and break them with the spatula. Add in the tomatoes and stir well. Cook for around 7 minutes or till the tomatoes are soft.

6. Return the zucchini and continue to cook for another 5 minutes. Stir well to mix them. Turn off the heat.

SERVING

7. In a serving plate, garnish with soy parmesan cheese (if desired) and serve the zucchini skillet with cooked brown rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 432Calories from Fat 179

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g32.3%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 861 mg35.88%

Total Carbohydrates 45 g15%

Dietary Fiber 7 g28%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 22 g44%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet