The holidays are right around the corner, and with some of the celebrations comes the time for eating delicious food, enjoying friends and family, and having delicious vegan turkey roasts. Luckily for all vegans, there is a wide variety of yummy plant-based turkey roasts to choose from. It doesn’t matter if you are celebrating with a vegan Thanksgiving dinner, a plant-based Thanksliving gathering, hosting a vegan Christmas get-together, enjoying a fusion-style vegan dinner for Kwanzaa or Hanukkah celebrations, or simply indulging in delicious holiday-themed foods our list of 8 vegan turkey roasts has you covered.
Trader Joe’s Vegan Turkey Roast
Vegans can always count on Trader Joe’s to offer fun, affordable new food choices that tempt the taste buds and keep us coming back year after year. The Trader Joe’s Vegan Turkey-Less Stuffed Roast with Gravy is a delicious entrée option for plant-based feasts during the holiday season.
Trader Joe’s vegan turkey roast is a gluten-based, breaded main dish stuffed with wild rice, celery, onions, and cranberries. Trader Joe’s website describes their holiday masterpiece as “a totally vegan, superbly savory, plant-based entrée that even comes with its own vegan gravy!”. With eight servings and a retail cost of $12.99, the Trader Joe’s Vegan Turkey-Less Stuffed Roast is one of the most affordable vegan turkey options available. Unfortunately, these roasts are only available during the month of November so be sure to grab an extra if you need one while they are available in stores.
Check out the video above from Trader Joe’s YouTube channel for a vegan holiday recipe hack to make your Vegan Turkey-Less Stuffed Roast quick and crispy.
Roasted Tofurky Plant-Based Turkey Roast
Tofurkey has been synonymous with vegan turkey for decades since it came out with one of the first commercially vegan roasts in 1995. Their range of products has come a long way since then, but vegans can always count on Tofurky for a classic vegan turkey roast to be the star of a holiday meal.
The Tofurky Plant-Based Roast is available in three different options, including the Tofurky Plant-Based Roast, the Tofurky Plant-Based Roast with Gravy, and the Tofurky Plant-Based Roast Feast. The Tofurky Plant-Based Roast Feast includes a stuffed roast, gravy, and vegan brownies for dessert.
Tofurky Ham Roast with Amber Ale Glaze
The Tofurky Ham Roast with Amber Ale Glaze is another excellent vegan turkey substitute that is a solid addition to any of the holiday roasts listed in this article or the perfect stand-alone entrée for smaller vegan holiday gatherings. The Tofurky Ham is a smaller roast than most of the turkey-less options listed at five servings per ham.
Gardein Holiday Roast (A.K.A Plant-Based Turk’y Roast with Gravy)
Gardein offers an impressive line of vegan products available in most large retailers year-round. The Gardein Plant-Based Turk’y Roast is another delicious breaded, stuffed vegan turkey option that is perfect for holiday meals. The Gardein turkey roast is bursting with a savory yet sweet stuffing full of brown and wild rice, cranberries, and kale. It also includes rich vegan gravy to round out your vegan feast. The large Gardein stuffed turkey roast serves up to eight guests and is an excellent ingredient for holiday leftover sandwiches if you’re lucky enough to have extra.
Gardein Savory Stuffed Turk’y Mini Roasts
Holiday gatherings do not have to be a huge affair to be excellent. For the more intimate vegan holiday meals, there is a Gardein stuffed turkey option for smaller guest lists. The Gardein Savory Stuffed Turk’y is a smaller vegan turkey roast with gravy that comes in an individual serving. Each roast is breaded and filled with a vegan stuffing seasoned with tart cranberries and sage.
Field Roast Celebration Roast with Porcini Mushroom Gravy
Field Roast has been offering vegans a variety of delicious options since the early 2000’s. The Field Roast Celebration Roast offers plant-based guests a slightly different take on the vegan turkey entrée. Their plant-based roast is filled with a bread stuffing flavored with sage and garlic. It comes with a porcini mushroom gravy and has eight servings per roast. The Field Roast website says that the Celebration roast can be a centerpiece or appetizer and is also a delicious addition for sandwiches when sliced.
Field Roast Sage & Garlic Plant-Based Roast
If the Celebration Roast is more entrée than needed, Field Roast offers a smaller vegan roast option with their Sage & Garlic Plant-Based Celebration Roast. This smaller roast doesn’t skimp on the flavor and gives diners around five servings making it ideal for smaller holiday gatherings.
Field Roast Hazelnut and Cranberry Plant-Based Roast
Field Roast’s Hazelnut & Cranberry Plant-Based Roast will elevate any holiday dinner table. The Hazelnut and Cranberry roast is also the only vegan turkey option wrapped in a flaky puff pastry making it the star of any meal. This plant-based roast boasts a filling of hazelnuts, rosemary, and sweet candied ginger. While the flavor profile of the Hazelnut and Cranberry roast may not be traditional it is guaranteed to be a conversation starter for all holiday guests.
Celebrating Compassionate Holidays
We are lucky to live in a time where there are so many vegan turkey options to choose from. It wasn’t long ago that vegan options around a traditional holiday dinner table were few and far between unless they were made from scratch. It’s exciting to see all the wonderful plant-based holiday food product lines expanding year after year. Did your favorite vegan roast make the list? If not, let us know which one we missed in the comments.
Choosing to celebrate a compassionate holiday not only brings peace to your plate but also to the soul. For more vegan recipes for Thanksgiving, tips for vegan celebrations, enjoying vegan holiday meals without the cooking, giveaways, and more visit the Compassionate Holidays website.
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