Polenta with Vegan Tomato and Sausage Sauce
1 pound ground vegan sausage (I use Gimmie Lean brand)
olive oil, as needed
1/3 cup onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
1 pound can diced tomatoes
1 teaspoon sugar
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon oregano
1 teaspoon pepper
18 ounces prepared polenta
1 cup grated vegan mozzarella ( I use Veganrella)
1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Brown sausage substitute in pan with olive oil.
2. Add onion, garlic, tomato paste, tomatoes, vegan sugar, salt, oregano and pepper. Stir. Bring mixture to boil, cover, reduce heat, simmer about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3. Cut polenta in 16 1/2 slices. Arrange polenta in 2 quart baking dish. Pour sauce over polenta slices, and sprinkle with vegan cheese.
4. Cover baking dish with tin foil. Bake for 25-30 minutes.