BEYOND SAUSAGE® Hot Italian
THE WORLD’S FIRST PLANT-BASED SAUSAGE THAT LOOKS, SIZZLES AND SATISFIES LIKE PORK.
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Water, Pea Protein*, Refined Coconut Oil, Sunflower Oil, Natural Flavor, Contains 2% or less of: Rice Protein, Faba Bean Protein, Potato Starch, Salt, Fruit Juice (For Color), Vegetable Juice (For Color), Apple Fiber, Methylcellulose, Citrus Extract (To Protect Quality), Calcium Alginate Casing.
*Peas are legumes. People with severe allergies to legumes like peanuts should be cautious when introducing pea protein into their diet because of the possibility of a pea allergy. Our products do not contain peanuts or tree nuts.
- Serving Size: 1 Cooked link, (76g)
- Amount per serving
- Calories from fat 110Calories 190
- 18%Total Fat 12g
- 25%Saturated Fat 5g
- 21%Sodium 500mg
- 2%Total Carbohydrate 5g
- 12% Dietary Fiber 3g
- 0%Vitamin A
- 0%Vitamin C
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs
RECOMMENDED COOKING INSTRUCTIONS
KEEP REFRIGERATED AND COOK THOROUGHLY BEFORE SERVING. USE WITHIN 3 DAYS OF OPENING.
IF PURCHASED FROZEN
THAW IN THE REFRIGERATOR BEFORE COOKING AND CONSUME WITHIN 7 DAYS. DO NOT REFREEZE.
TO INTERNAL TEMPERATURE OF 165°F.
BOILING, MICROWAVING, OR COOKING FROM FROZEN.
HEAT A NON-STICK PAN TO MEDIUM-HIGH TO HIGH HEAT AND COOK FOR ABOUT 6 MINUTES, TURNING FREQUENTLY.
PRE-HEAT COVERED GRILL TO 500°F. LIGHTLY BRUSH SAUSAGES WITH OIL, GRILL FOR ABOUT 6 MINUTES, TURNING HALFWAY THROUGH.
SET NON-STICK GRIDDLE AT MAX TEMPERATURE (450-475°F), COOK FOR ABOUT 7 MINUTES, TURNING FREQUENTLY.
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WHAT’S BEYOND SAUSAGE®
Beyond Sausage® is the world’s first fresh, plant-based sausage that looks, sizzles, and satisfies like pork. It has all the juicy, meaty deliciousness of a traditional sausage, but comes with the upsides of a plant-based meal.
On a per cooked link comparison of Beyond Sausage® and the leading brand of brat-style pork sausage, Beyond Sausage® has:
38% less sat fat
43% less total fat
You won’t find any hormones, nitrites, nitrates, soy, or gluten in our sausage either. And, all our ingredients are non-GMO.
I WANT A BEYOND SAUSAGE®! WHERE CAN I GET ONE?
You can find Beyond Sausage® in the meat section of retailers and on menus at select restaurant partners. Use our locator to find the closest spot to you!
HOW MANY FLAVORS DO YOU HAVE?
Two: Original Bratwurst and Hot Italian.
WHY A SAUSAGE FROM PLANTS THAT AIMS TO REPLICATE MEAT?
Our belief is that the best way to get people to eat less meat is by giving them what they love–in this case, a juicy delicious sausage – without so many of the health, sustainability, and animal welfare downsides of a traditional animal-based sausage.
WHY IS IT IT THE MEAT SECTION?
Great question. Part of our Future of Protein vision is to re-imagine the meat section as the Protein Section of the store. In this way, we can help introduce plant-based options to people where they are already purchasing other forms of protein.
WHAT KIND OF PROTEIN DO YOU USE?
The primary source of protein in Beyond Sausage® comes from peas, along with fava and rice proteins. It’s soy, gluten, and GMO free.
WHAT ARE BEYOND SAUSAGE CASINGS MADE OF/ARE THEY VEGAN? IS IT EDIBLE?
Yes, the casing is edible. The casing is made of alginate, which is obtained from algae. It is a natural product and 100% plant-based. Alginate is used in some fresh turkey and seafood based sausages to deliver a similar pop and texture as animal-based casings.
HOW DO YOU REBUILD MEAT WITHOUT GENETICALLY MODIFYING ANYTHING?
This question gets back to the company’s basic thesis that meat’s core parts – amino acids, lipids, trace minerals, vitamins, and water – don’t have exclusive residence in the animal kingdom. We are not inventing new materials but matching the plant equivalent and assembling it in the architecture of meat. And the way we do that assembly is similar to the simple process used to make pasta – we mix our plant-based ingredients, compress the mixture, and then shape it into the final product (in this case, packed into a plant-based casing).
IS BEYOND SAUSAGE® SAFE TO CONSUME IF I HAVE A NUT ALLERGY?
Peas are legumes. People with severe allergies to legumes like peanuts should be cautious when introducing pea protein into their diet because of the possibility of a pea allergy. Our products do not contain peanuts or tree nuts.
CAN I FREEZE THE BEYOND SAUSAGE®?
We do not recommend re-freezing the Beyond Sausage® as it affects the quality and taste of the sausage.
WHAT’S THE SHELF-LIFE?
If bought refrigerated, check the retailer-applied sticker “use-by date” on the front of the package. If bought frozen, refer to the “If purchased frozen, use by” date on the packaging. Once you decide to thaw, the Beyond Sausage® has a 7-day shelf life.
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