Vegan Breakfast Sausage

Vegan Breakfast Sausage is easy to make using healthy, plant-based ingredients. 

Course Breakfast
Cuisine Vegan
Keyword breakfast sausage
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Calories 285 kcal


  • 1 cup TVP Texturized Vegetable Protein
  • 1 cup boiling water, juice, or vegetable broth
  • 1 cup wild and red rice. mixed
  • 1/2 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/4 cup oats any kind


  • 1 tsp salt or to taste
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 1/2 tsp rubbed sage
  • 1/2 tsp basil
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 to 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/8 to 1/4 tsp cayenne
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp allspice
  • oil for cooking optional


  1. Place one cup of TVP crumbles in a medium glass or ceramic bowl. Bring one cup of water, juice, or vegetable broth to a boil and pour over the TVP, stirring once. Allow mix to stand for 10 to 15 minutes and then fluff with a fork. 

  2. Cook the rice and quinoa according to package instructions. Use one cup of rice and half cup quinoa along with a quarter cup of oats.

  3. Place the rehydrated TVP, the rice, quinoa, and oats in a food processor. Add the spices.

  4. Process until finely chopped and evenly mixed, but do stop blending before it gets mushy. 

  5. Form into patties and fry in a pan using oil or not, depending on preference. Can be baked on parchment in the oven as well.