Vegetarian Bread Crumb Sausage

A basic sausage that can be served cold or hot. Bread crumbs are a great filler material which is often added to sausages.
Plain bread crumbs250 g0.55 lb
Water400 ml13.3 oz fl
Soy emulsion (1:4:5)*200 g7 oz
Vital wheat gluten flour*50 g1.76 oz
Potato starch10 g0.35 oz
Guar gum10 g0.35 oz
Carrageenan10 g0.35 oz
Salt5 g0.17 oz
White pepper2 g0.07 oz
Allspice1 g0.03 oz
Onion powder10 g0.35 oz
Chopped parsley2 tablespoons2 tablespoons
  1. Soak bread crumbs for 20 minutes in 400 ml of water.
  2. Mix bread crumbs, soy emulsion and spices together.
  3. Add starch, guar, carrageenan and vital wheat gluten flour and mix all together.
  4. Stuff hard into 38 fibrous casings. Cook in 176-185° F (80-85° C) water for 20 minutes.
  5. Place sausages in cold water for 5 minutes. Remove and let them cool.
  6. * People allergic to gluten may replace vital wheat gluten flour with potato flour.
* to make emulsion use given ratio (by weight) of soy protein isolate : vegetable oil : water (or other liquid). Using a manual whisk or electric blender mix soy protein isolate 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 soy protein emulsion = 20 soy protein isolate : 80 g oil : 100 g water

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