7 Vegan Turkey Substitutes That Deserve To Steal The Turkey’s Limelight.
Thanksgiving is always so focused on the turkey being the main course. This is a Thanksgiving tradition all around the world. Meat lovers are so greedy that they sometimes forget about the vegans and vegetarians. Vegans want to be able to eat at the family table too, but they’re always a little left out as they’re only able to eat the side dishes. Fear no more, the world today has created various turkey alternatives to make Thanksgiving a little better for all kinds of eaters.
Just below, we’ve gathered some of the most delicious alternatives. In fact, you don’t even have to be a vegan to enjoy these faux-turkeys – some of them may even trick you into thinking they’re real meat.
#1. Celebration Roast from Field's Roast
Celebrate with a Celebration Roast! Filled with bread stuffing made out of fresh onions, celery, cranberries, and butternut squash. Comes with an accompaniment of a porcini mushroom gravy. So good, you won't even be able to tell it's not real turkey!
#2. Holiday Roast from Gardein
Enjoy this flavorful Holiday Roast. Serving up to 6-8 people, it cooks fairly fast as it doesn't need to be defrosted. If you're in a hurry, you could even put it in the microwave for 15 minutes! It's packed with a mouthwatering wild rice cranberry stuffing and comes with a complimentary gravy.
#3. Vegan Wellington from Native Foods
Try out the delicious Vegan Wellington from Native Foods while you still can! It's packed with kale, yams, caramelized onions, rosemary, and mushrooms. It also comes with a tasty shallot-mushroom gravy.
#4. Tofurky Roast
Get yourself one of the most popular turkey alternatives! It's moist texture is somewhat similar to a turkey's. Tofurky roasts are usually sold by the roast, each filled with a mixture of wild rice and whole wheat bread crumb stuffing.
#5. Vegan Whole Turkey from Vegetarian Plus
This huge 4lb vegan turkey is perfect for vegetarian families. It comes already fully cooked, so all you need to do is heat it for one hour. Doesn't come with any stuffing, so you have to add your own.
#6. Trader Joe's Turkey-less Stuffed Roast
Get this delectable roast from your own local Trader Joe's market. Already coming with wild rice stuffing and gravy, the roast is full of protein from wheat, soy, and peas. Easy to cut and has a very meat-like texture.
#7. Gardein’s Savory Stuffed Turk’y
Looking for a small vegan turkey meal to serve 1-2 people? Look no further. Gardein's stuffed delicious turk'y comes with two packs of gravy and is filled with an onion, celery, and cranberry stuffing. Easy to pop in the oven and ready to eat in no time.
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