With the increasing awareness of people switching to a meat-free diet, or even just simply reducing the amount of animal products they consume, we thought we would search for some low carb vegetarian sausages for your next BBQ

Our criteria – 10g carbs or less per 100g ✅

Note: Most of these contain soy.

Updated January 2020

NameCarbs per 100gCarbs for 2 sausagesProtein per 2 sausagesSupermarket
Herb & Sons Beef Free Classic4.4g6.6g21.4gColes
Herb & Sons BBQ Beef Free Sausages4.4g5g15.6gColes
The Alternative Meat Co Sausage4.9g5.6g16.1Coles
Linda Mc Cartney's Vegetarian Red onion & rosemary Sausages6.9g6.3g16.6Woolworths
Simply Vegetarian Sausages7.4g8.9g24.4gAldi
Quorn Sausages with herbs7.7g7.7g12.8gWoolworths/ Coles
Bean Supreme Parsley, Sage & Rosemary8.1g10.1g15.9gWoolworths
Vegie Delights Sausages9g9g19gWoolworths

The Lowest Carb Veggie Sausages are…

Herb & Sons Class Beef (Meat-Free)

vegetarian sausages

Ingredients:

Water, Plant Protein (Soy & Pea), Canola oil, coconut oil, flavour, salt, sugar, yeast, vegetable powder, beetroot powder, spices, herbs, thickener 461 401, preservative 234

Carbs per 100g: 4.4g


Herb & Sons BBQ Beef Free Sausages

Ingredients:

Meat-free portion (water, soy Protein) emulsifier 322 coconut oil, canola oil, rice flour, plant fibre, cellulose pea), yeast extract, vegetable gum 461 salt, dehydrated vegetables, sugar, spices, black pepper, paprika, smoked paprika, natural flavouring, preservative 234, casing, natural polysaccharides, water, humectant 422

Carbs per 100g: 4.4g


The Alternative Meat Co Sausages

Ingredients:

Water, Vegetable Protein (19%)(Soy, Wheat, Pea), Vegetable Oil, Casing (Calcium Alginate), Sautéed Onions, Thickeners (Methyl Cellulose, Guar Gum, Xanthan Gum, Carrageenan Gum), Stock Powder, Pea Fibre, Tapioca Starch, Herbs and Spices (Pepper), Natural Colours (Beet, Caramel I, Paprika Extract), Natural Flavours, Salt, Vegetable Extract.

Carbs per 100g: 4.9g


Linda Mc Cartney’s Vegetarian Red onion & Rosemary Sausages

Ingredients:

Rehydrated Textured Soya Protein (62%), Red Onion (19%), Seasoning (Red Onion Powder, Kibbled Red Onion, Salt, Sugar, Yeast Extract, Rosemary, Sunflower Oil, White Pepper, Ginger), Water, Rapeseed Oil, Soya Protein Concentrate, Stabiliser: Methyl Cellulose.

Carbs per 100g: 6.9g

Comments:

  • I’ve not tried these, but my friend who is a vegetarian said that this brand is popular and tasty.

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Simply Vegetarian Sausages

Ingredients:

Water, vegetable protein (22%), wheat and soy, vegetable oil, seasoning (soy and vegetable gums) 412 407 starches – tapioca, potato, oats, sugar, bread crumbs, natural flavour, smoke flavour, yeast extract, onion, dried powder, mineral salt 508, fermented rice, spice, garlic powder, salt.

Carbs per 100g: 7.4g


Quorn Sausages with Herbs

Ingredients: Mycoprotein (46%), water, rehydrated egg white, textured wheat protein [wheat flour, wheat gluten, wheat starch, gelling agent (401), firming agent (516), onion, canola oil, milk protein, tapioca starch, salt, pea fibre, yeast extract, spices, pepper, sugar, gelling agent (508), barley malt extract, natural flavour, dextrose, herbs, yeast, sunflower oil, potato starch, firming agent (509).]

Carbs per 100g: 7.7g


Bean Supreme Parsley, Sage & Rosemary

Ingredients:

Tofu (37%) [Water, Soy Beans, Firming Agent (516)], Onions, Wheat Gluten, Water, Vegetable Shortening, Gelling Agents (Methyl Cellulose, Carageenan And Locust Bean Gum), Yeast, Yeast Extract, Starch, Wheat Fibre, Sea Salt, Sugar, Parsley, Seasoning Mix (Wheat Flour), Garlic, Hydrolysed Vegetable Protein (Soy), Caramelised Sugar, Black Pepper, Rosemary, Sage.

Carbs per 100g: 8.1g


Vegie Delights Sausages

Ingredients:

Water, Vegetable Protein (22%) (Wheat Gluten, Soy), Canola Oil, Starch (Tapioca, Potato), Seasoning [Soy, Salt, Vegetable Protein (Maize), Rice Bran Oil, Onion, Tomato Powder, WheatProtein, Maltodextrin, Flavour, Garlic, Sugar, Spices, Thickeners (Guar Gum, Carrageenan Gum), Dextrose, Potassium Chloride, Rice Flour, Wheat Flour, Vegetable Powder, Yeast Extract (Barley)], Oats, Crumb (Wheat), Minerals (Zinc, Iron), Vitamin (B12), Fermented Rice

Carbs per 100g: 9g


I came across this variety of recipes online but the carbs are about 12g per sausage, but these are soy-free. if you are interested in checking these out, click here


**Please note information was accurate at the time of collecting. If changes are made to the brand (packaging or nutrition) within our updates, please refer to their website. Changes may occur regarding their availability, please check with your local supermarket for more info.

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Jo struggled with obesity as a teenager. She decided that she needed to take control of her health, and embarked on a 3.5-year journey to lose 56kg’s and get healthy, This involved a combination of cutting out a lot of unhealthy foods, reducing carbs and exercising. Educating herself on the value of nutrient-rich foods was a key factor. Throughout this, Jo became passionate about helping as many people feel as good as they can, so they could enjoy life with those that they love. Joanne started with the business in Customer Service, and due to her passion for Low Carb as well as experience as a Weight Loss Coach – quickly progressed and was promoted to Community Manager.

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