A flavorful breakfast sandwich made with tempeh carrots and a mix of spices. In this recipe, the patty is made from tempeh (fermented soybeans), carrots and a unique mix of herbs and spices. The ingredient list is long but you’re just measuring and tossing everything into a food processor. These patties are both flavorful and filling and you can enjoy them on their own, with a side of breakfast hash or as a sandwich!

Loaded Breakfast Sandwich [Vegan]



Cooking Time




'Sausage' Patties:

  • 8 ounces tempeh
  • 1/4 cup chopped carrot approximately 1 small carrot
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2 pitted dates
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried sage
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons Liquid Aminos

Sandwich Fixings:

  • 100% whole grain English muffins
  • avocado slices
  • greens (spinach, romaine, kale, etc)
  • sprouts
  • salsa
  • vegan queso


  1. Place tempeh and carrot in a food processor, blend into crumbs scraping down sides as needed. Add all additional ingredients and blend until combined. Mixture will resemble ground sausage.
  2. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Best if refrigerated overnight.
  3. When ready to cook, pre-heat oven to 400ºF.
  4. To form into patties, line a 1/3 cup measuring cup with plastic wrap, fill cup half-way full with mixture and press into the bottom of cup. To remove from measuring cup simply lift plastic. Repeat with remaining mixture to form 8 patties.
  5. Place patties on a parchment-lined baking sheet lined with parchment paper and bake for 20 minutes. Flip and bake for 5 additional minutes, or until firm.
  6. Serve warm. To make sandwiches, use 100% whole grain English Muffins and desired fixings.