Italian marinara with sausage. Quick and easy! Vegan. GF.

Looking for a super easy, cheat Italian sauce/gravy/marinara sauce recipe on the fly?  Look no further.  This is my oh crap I have no dinner ready and what can I make fast so everyone will be happy?  I started working in May (outside of the house) and juggling my schedule/dinner/life has been a struggle on some days, I will not lie.  Despite this being super easy, I wanted to share because let’s face it… we all need a quick go-to that will impress your family while saving you a ton of time.  Let’s get started!

Italian marinara with sausage. Quick and easy! Vegan. GF.
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Serves: 6-8
  • 24 ounce jar of Rao’s marinara (or your favorite jarred marinara)
  • 1/2 cup of onions
  • 3 cloves of garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 tbl Olive oil
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • 1 package of Beyond Meat sausage (brats, sweet or hot), chopped into chunks.
  • 1 tbl of Italian seasoning
  • 1 pinch of red pepper flakes
  1. Into a large stock pot, add your olive oil and heat over medium flame.
  2. Add your onion and green pepper and cook for 4-6 minutes, stirring often.
  3. Then add your garlic and cook for about 1-2 minutes (avoid burning by stirring often).
  4. Add your vegan sausage and cook for about 4-5 minutes or until it just starts to brown nicely.
  5. Add your sauce and stir.
  6. Add your seasonings and stir.
  7. Turn the flame down to low and cover.
  8. Simmer for about 30-45 minutes and top your favorite pasta.
  9. Enjoy!

Hope you enjoy this quick Italian hack.  I apologize for being so MIA but it happens when life is just insanely busy.  Hoping now that school is back, cooler weather hopefully is upon us… that I will be back in the kitchen whipping up some vegan goodness.  Stay tuned…

— Knead to Cook

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