Vegetarian Basic Sausage

Simple and easy to make vegetarian sausage made with wheat gluten and flaxseed emulsion.
MeatsMetricUS
Wheat gluten750 g1.65 lb
Flaxseed emulsion (1:2:2)200 g7 oz
Potato starch20 g0.7 oz
Guar gum10 g0.35 oz
Carrageenan10 g0.35 oz
Salt12 g0.42 oz
Pepper2 g0.07 oz
Garlic5 g0.17 oz
Instructions
  1. Mix ground gluten with flaxseed emulsion and spices. Add starch, guar and carrageenan and mix all together.
  2. Stuff hard into 38 mm casing.
  3. Cook in 176-185° F (80-85° C) water for 20 minutes.
  4. Place sausages in cold water for 5 minutes.
  5. Remove and let them cool.
Notes
* to make emulsion use given ratio (by weight) of ground flaxseeds : vegetable oil : water (or other liquid). Using a manual whisk or electric blender mix ground flaxseeds with water first until a smooth paste is obtained. Then start gradually adding oil until mayonnaise-like emulsion is obtained. More about emulsions. 200 g flaxseed emulsion = 40 g ground flaxseed : 80 g oil : 80 g water

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