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Veggie sausage and green pepper stir-fry

This is basically my regular sausage and green pepper stir-fry made with vegetarian soy sausage. It's still delicious, and a bit healthier. I like this just as much as the one with real sausage and I think I'm going to make it this way from now on!

oil (canola, olive, peanut, whatever you like) 1 green pepper, cut into strips 3 veggie sausage links, diced granulated garlic cayenne pepper soy sauce

Here's the cut green pepper.

Add oil to a sauté pan (I use canola, but pretty much any oil is fine) over medium heat.

Cook the sliced green peppers for a few minutes.

I used 3 of the the MorningStar Farms breakfast sausage links .

Cook them in the microwave for 50 seconds, then dice and add to the stir-fry. You may need to add more oil because the veggie sausage absorbs oil, unlike the real sausage, which releases it. Brown lightly.

Add the seasoning.

Serve with rice. I usually have pre-cooked white sushi rice in the refrigerator. Put a serving on a plate, cover with plastic wrap and microwave for 40 seconds.

I used to make this with the veggie patties, but the veggie links work better, I think.

This dish is vegetarian. The MorningStar Farms breakfast links contain egg and milk products, so it's not vegan, but there might be a vegan alternative product you could use instead. Update 7/25/2013: I've made it this way several times and still love it this way. You can get by with 2 sausage links, too.

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