Lots of garlic makes this a deeply-flavored dish.
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1. To make Roux: In medium-sized, heavy-gauge saucepan, heat oil and garlic over medium heat, about 1 minute. Avoid browning garlic. Whisk in flour, and increase heat to medium-high. Whisk continually, and when paste begins to darken, add broth and Worcestershire sauce. Continue to whisk as roux thickens, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat, and set aside.
2. To make Gumbo: Spray 5-quart saucepan with nonstick cooking spray, preferably olive oil. Heat saucepan over medium-high heat, and add garlic, onion and pepper. Sauté 3 minutes, and add okra. Cook 5 minutes, and add vegetarian links and seitan. Cook mixture 8 minutes, stirring often. Add sherry.
3. Add 3/4 cup broth to pan. Place tomatoes in food processor, and pulse to chop coarsely. Add tomatoes to broth. Whisk remaining 1/4 cup broth into roux, and stir mixture into gumbo. Add thyme, coriander and hot pepper sauce. Reduce heat to low; cook for 10 minutes. Remove from heat, and serve.