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Tempeh Fennel Sausage


I had vegan fennel sausage on a pizza at Planet Pizza in Cambridge, Massachusetts and I immediately came home and attempted to recreate the recipe. I love this fennel sausage on pizzas and in pasta.

Tempeh Fennel Sausage

This is the perfect substitute for italian sausage on pizza, pasta, sandwiches, or in soup.
Servings 4 people
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes


  • Skillet
  • Measuring spoons
  • Lemon juicer
  • Garlic press


  • 8 oz package tempeh
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp low sodium tamari or soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp ground sage
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • ¼ tsp red pepper flakes
  • 2 cloves of garlic substitute 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • Ground black pepper to taste


  • Crumble tempeh into a skillet and fill skillet with water until almost covering the tempeh.
  • Cook on the stove over high heat until water begins to boil then turn heat down to medium and steam for 10 minutes.
  • Drain remaining water if necessary.
  • Add in the remaining ingredients to the tempeh and cook over medium heat until browned. About 7 – 10 minutes.
Course: Homemade Staples
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: Homemade Staples, Plant-based Meat, Quick & Easy

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