Vegan Hotdogs

Vegan Hotdogs are a great replacement for the real thing. The smoky flavor, the smooth texture and the best part is the guilt free!  Add ketchup, mustard and pickles on your favorite bun, it can't get any better and comforting than that! It is super healthy,  loaded with fibers, vitamins and good protein that is low in fat.

But most importantly, pretty easy to make. You can freeze it and thaw when you are ready to eat. It is a great option for working people, who needs to have a quick made dinner, or take a homemade nutritious lunch. Instead of buying the processed one at the store, you can make it yourself. No preservatives, less sodium - much better for you.

 

Ingredients:

1 cup yellow split pea

2 cups boiling water

Salt

3.5 cups cooked quinoa

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

1/2 teaspoon turmeric

1/4 teaspoon coriander

1/4 teaspoon cardamon

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

2 teaspoon paprika

1 tablespoon arrowroot

2 tablespoon soy sauce

1 teaspoon vegetable base

2 tablespoon olive oil 

1/4 teaspoon liquid smoke

Salt

Pepper

 

Directions:

In a sauce pan add a yellow split pea, water and salt. Cook until all the water have evaporated.

In a food processor add quinoa, cooked split pea, cumin, turmeric, coriander, cardamon, garlic powder, paprika, arrowroot, soy sauce, vegetable base, olive oil,liquid smoke, salt and pepper. Mix until very smooth. Set a side.

Prepare 12 sheets of aluminum foil, about 12"x5". Lay on a surface and spray with olive oil. The mixture should be enough for a bout 12 hot dogs. You can use a large ice cream scooper, to help with measure, an evenly sized hot dogs.

Spread the mixture with wet hands, roll the aluminum foil and twist the sides like a candy wrap. 

Bake at 375F for about 25 minutes. Let it cool and form before serving. You can also freeze them and use later.

Serve on your favorite bun with quality mustard, ketchup, and spicy pickles.