Spicy soy chorizo, veggies, and black-eyed peas with a zesty sauce. A Cooking Light recipe renovation, now vegan and gluten-free.
The renovation: I substituted soy chorizo for turkey andouille sausage, omitted the eggs, and used vegan Worcestershire sauce. If you can’t find vegan and gluten-free Worcestershire sauce, try adding tamari instead. If you eat eggs, this would be great topped with a soft-cooked egg as in the original recipe. See below for suggestions on reducing the sodium. You can also use my quinrizo in this recipe.
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This Worcestershire sauce is vegan but not gluten-free:
Sausage and black-eyed pea hash
- 8 ounces soy chorizo (or quinrizo)
- 1 cup celery (250 g) sliced
- 1 cup tomatoes (250 g) chopped
- 1 bell peppers cubed
- 1 yellow squash cubed
- 1/4 cup water (filtered or spring)
- 2 tsp thyme (fresh) chopped
- 2 tsp apple cider vinegar
- 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
- 2 tsp Dijon mustard
- 15 ounces black-eyed peas cooked or canned, no salt added
- 1 tbsp olive oil (extra virgin) organic
- 1/4 tsp black pepper
- Heat a large nonstick or cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add sausage; sauté 4 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally. If using quinoa chorizo, add a little oil to keep it from sticking.
- Add celery, tomato, bell pepper, and squash; sauté 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
- Measure 1/4 C. (60 ml) water into a bowl and add the thyme, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, and mustard. Whisk until smooth.
- Add the sauce and the black-eyed peas to the pan, stirring to mix well. Simmer 5 minutes or until peas are thoroughly heated. Remove pea mixture from pan; keep warm until serving.
- [If adding eggs, wipe pan with a paper towel. Return pan to medium heat. Add 1 T. olive oil to pan; swirl to coat. Crack eggs into pan; cook 4 minutes or until whites are set. Remove from heat.]
- Place about 1 cup pea mixture onto each of 4 plates; top each serving with one egg if using. Sprinkle evenly with black pepper.
- 306 calories
- 12 g fat
- 0 g cholesterol
- 690 mg sodium
- 488 mg potassium
- 37 g carbohydrate
- 10 g fiber
- 7 g sugars
- 17 g protein
- 8 Weight Watchers Points Plus
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