Bangers and Mash

Bangers and mash has got to be the WORST name for a meal ever, am I right?

It just sounds like a bad mix of gross, sexual innuendos, that certainly doesn’t make me think of a delicious dinner, and almost makes me lose my appetite all together.

But for this hearty, warming, and super tasty dish, I looked past it’s horrific name and just enjoyed it for the carb-y, comfort food that it was.

I’m currently loving all the products by No Evil Foods, and used their sausages for this recipe, though you could also use Field Roast or Tofurkey if you want. And I’m working on a post for a product review and my new, most favorite sandwich ever featuring their vegan chicken, in which these Italian sausages will also be featured. I really admire the fact that all their products are organic and with few ingredients, most of which only contain wheat gluten, kidney beans, chickpea flour and organic spices. Not loaded with soy and preservatives like a lot of other faux meats.

So while I think of an alternative name for bangers and mash, why don’t you just make this amazing sausage and gravy potatoes dish for yourself? 😉

(serves two)

1 package No Evil sausages, cooked

2 servings of mashed potatoes (I boil the potatoes, then just mash them with a little vegan butter, almond milk, garlic powder and nutritional yeast

1 cup frozen peas, cooked

MUSHROOM GRAVY

1 yellow onion, chopped

8 oz mushrooms, sliced (I use cremini or baby bella, but even portabello are just as good)

4 cloves garlic, minced

3 tbsp tamari

1/4 cup organic flour

1 tbsp nutritional yeast

1 tsp dried thyme

1 tsp dried rosemary

1/2 tsp liquid smoke

2 cups vegetable broth

Sea salt and black pepper to taste

  • Cook onion in a saucepan in some olive oil over medium heat for 10 minutes
  • Add mushrooms, garlic and tamari and cook for 5 more minutes
  • Add flour, yeast and spices and stir to combine
  • Add broth and bring to a boil
  • Once boiling, reduce to medium heat and reduce for 1o more minutes
  • Pour into blender and blend until creamy
  • Serve cooked sausages over mashed potatoes and cover with peas and gravy

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