Delicious Eats

Breakfast Sandwich

Lightlife’s Gimme Lean Sausage is a beloved breakfast staple for many vegetarians and vegans. Formed into patties and served on an English muffin, this veggie sausage makes the ultimate Sunday morning comfort food.

Lightlife will soon be offering their sausage in ready-to-cook patties, so keep on eye out at your grocery store.

Thanks for the recipe and photo, Lightlife!


1 package (14 oz) Lightlife® Gimme Lean® Sausage

6 slices Lightlife® Smart Deli® Ham

1 Tbsp. vegetable oil

6 slices vegan American cheese

6 vegan English muffins, cut in half

1 Tbsp. vegan margarine


Form Gimme Lean® Sausage into 6 equal-sized patties the same diameter as the English muffins. In a large skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium-high heat. Add sausage patties and cook for 3 minutes on each side. Remove from pan. In same pan, cook Smart Deli® Ham slices 15 seconds on each side. Remove.

Place 1 sausage patty on bottom half of each English muffin, top with 1 slice of ham and 1 slice of cheese. Cover with top half of English muffin. In a skillet, melt margarine. Cook sandwiches for 2 minutes on each side. Serve immediately.