With a name that pokes fun at Jimmy Dean
sausages, Gimme Lean
is an amazingly tasty vegetarian meat substitute
from a company called LightLife
. It comes packaged much like Jimmy Dean
sausages, that is in a plastic wrapper
shaped like a cylinder
with the sides capped off by small metal bands.
can be used in any recipe calling for chop meat, ground meat
or hamburger meat
. It comes in two flavors now, beef
Nutritionally Gimme Lean
is packed with goodness.
57g of the stuff has 70 calories 0g fat 0g cholesterol 290mg sodium 8g carbohydrate 1g fiber 1g sugar 9g protein
As with most of the better vegetarian companies they only use certified non genetically modified soy.
So what goes into this stuff?
watertextured soy protein concentratetapioca starchsoy sauce isolated soy proteinvital wheat glutenmalt extractbeet powderdried onionsnatural flavors from vegetable sourcesspicesvegetable gum