Crash Test Vegetarian

Vegan to Omnivore outreach program


on May 1, 2011

I saw this post on the Post Punk Kitchen Forum and just HAD to post it.  Clearly, this is for not-sausages not actual meat sausages.  And to be honest, I will probably just steal the spices for beans and other things, but I had to keep it just the same and share it.


1 tsp garlic powder [tester recommendation: use sauteed fresh garlic]
1 tsp onion powder [tester recommendation: use sauteed shallots]
1 tsp red pepper flakes
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon cayenne [or more to taste]
1/8 teaspoon chili powder [or more to taste]
1/4 teaspoon mace *
1/4 teaspoon allspice *
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme*
1 tablespoon paprika [tester recommendation: reduce paprika to 1-2 tsp]
1/4 teaspoon ground bay leaf
1/4 teaspoon sage *
1 tsp liquid smoke

*if you want a clearer taste with fewer spices, bump up the dried thyme to 1 tsp and leave out the mace, allspice, and sage

1/2 tsp ground white pepper
1/2 tsp mace
1/2 tsp ground ginger
2 tsp rubbed sage
1/2 tsp nutmeg
dry toasted bread crumbs

1/2 tsp marjoram
1 tsp dried sage
1/2 tsp black pepper
pinch cayenne
1/4 tsp mace
1/2 tsp thyme
2 tsp lemon zest
1/8 tsp nutmeg

1 tsp onion powder [tester recommendation: or a little less than 1 tsp]
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp white pepper
1 tbsp sugar [tester recommendation: a bit less sugar – 1 to 2 tsp]
1/4 tsp allspice
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp marjoram
1 tsp sage

1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp dried sage
1/2 tsp nutmeg
pinch of cayenne
1/2 tsp thyme
1/2 tsp dried rosemary, well crushed or ground [tester recommendation: use slightly less rosemary]
1 1/2 tsp ground fennel
fresh ground pepper
1 tbsp maple syrup (optional tester recommendation)

1 tsp paprika
1 tbsp sugar
1 tsp garlic powder or granules
½ tsp white pepper
½ tsp ground celery seeds
½ tsp mace (can sub nutmeg)
1/2 to 1 tbsp prepared mustard

½ tsp onion powder
1 tsp garlic powder or granules
¼ tsp ground coriander
¼ tsp mace (can sub nutmeg)
¼ tsp marjoram
½ tsp ground mustard seeds
½ tsp paprika
½ tsp white pepper
2 tsp sugar

1 tsp garlic powder
¼ tsp allspice
¼ tsp mace
¼ tsp cloves
¼ tsp nutmeg
pinch of dried ginger
pinch cayenne
freshly ground pepper

1 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp thyme
1/4 tsp basil
1/4 tsp rosemary
1/2 tsp marjoram
freshly ground pepper

2 tsp mustard seeds, crushed
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp allspice
freshly ground black pepper

2 tsp caraway seeds, crushed [tester recommendation: reduce to 1 tsp or even 1/2 tsp caraway seeds]
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp marjoram
1 tsp sugar
½ tsp allspice
freshly ground pepper
1 tsp liquid smoke (optional tester recommendation)

2 tsp mustard seeds, crushed
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp paprika
freshly ground pepper

Tester recommendations for Ukrainian Kielbasa:
-reduce mustard seeds to 1 tsp unless you like a lot of mustard flavour
-add 1/2 tsp allspice to give more spice
-if you can, use smoked paprika

1 tsp garlic powder
1 ½ tsp curry powder
freshly ground black pepper
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp thyme
1/3 cup currants
2 tbsp pomegranate juice


Links for Seitan Sausages

Isa’s Blog Post and Spicy Pinto Sausage Recipe: On Sausages And Community … community/

Julie Hasson’s Spicy Italian Vegetarian Sausages & Steaming Method at Everyday Dish TV … recipe=109

All American Hotdogs by Joni – … sweet.html

Andouille with Cajun Mushrooms by Vyapti … usage.html … uille.html

Andouille by meeghanthevegan … 26&p=3

Apple-Sage Variation by Virginwithamemory … p?id=50047

Bangers and Mash by Fikustree … gers-mash/

Beer Battered Corndogs by Joni – … sweet.html

Beer Brats by Joanna … usage.html

Breakfast Sausages by Vegandad … sages.html

Cajun Sausages by Mrsbadmouth (DETOTS)

Chick’n Sausages by Vegandad … rgers.html

Gluten-Free Sausage Patties by Geezer … 26&p=3

Hickory Maple Breakfast Sausage by Carrotmonogamy … p?id=52890

Iraqi Beet Stew with Meatballs by Fikustree … meatballs/

Octoberfest Wieners by Joni … eners.html

Pepperoni by Vegandad … eroni.html

Polish Kielbasa by Apple_Grass … p?id=58706

Seitan O’Greatness – a classic PPK post of baked seitan by Lachesis … p?id=15959

Smoked Polish Kielbasa , Butternut Squash, and Wild Rice Soup by Annakarenina … rice-soup/

Smoky Baked Sausage – Vegan “Pinkel” or “Mettwurst” by Mihl … h-sausage/

Spice Combos – excellent spice combos for omni recipes – posted by Bryophyte

Tequila Sausages and Cornmeal Crusted Plantain Tacos by Fikustree … ain-tacos/

Thai Sausage Tacos by Fikustree (uses cooked lentils instead of beans and beautiful Thai spices !)

Vegan Corned Beef by Vegandad … dwich.html

Veggeroni (Seitan Pepperoni) by Fatfreevegan … eroni.html

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