Salsicca (vegetarian hot Italian sausage)

Recipe by Missy Wombat

From the collection of Mr Falafel at the newsgroup... Times are guesses and do not include waiting for the gluten to cool.

Top Review by collector

loved the texture! good ingred. However I added some additional spices;bay leaf (1 ground)1/2 teaspoon thyme and 1/2 teaspoon of time I'll put it casings and fool them all!!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix the broth with the wine, tomato paste and sesame oil in a small bowl.
  2. Stir in the textured soy protein granules and allow to soak for about 5 minutes.
  3. Add the tofu and seasonings.
  4. The gluten powder should not be added until the mixture is cool (otherwise it creates'strings').
  5. To speed this up, you can spread the mixture out on a plate to cool in the refrigerator.
  6. When the mixture is cool, add the gluten powder and mix well with your hands.
  7. Press firmly into 10 thin patties or 14-20 firm links.
  8. Steam on a plate or steam basket (with little holes) over simmering water for 20 minutes.
  9. These can now be browned right away or refrigerated/frozen for later.
  10. To brown, use a non-stick skillet with a little olive oil or brush all the sides with a little olive oil and grill on both sides.

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