Linda’s Tofurkey and Gravy

First available in 1995, the Tofurkey roast is a remarkably tasty and nutritious turkey alternative for those who choose a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle.  Tofurkey is renowned for its ease of preparation and turkey-like texture and flavor.  One bite and you’ll understand why Tofurkey is the number one choice of vegetarians during the holidays and year-round!

Ingredient List:

  • 1 Tofurkey roast (in the grocer’s vegetarian frozen section)
  • 2 large carrots, peeled and quartered
  • 1 onion, peeled and quartered
  • 1 Tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground sage

Preheat oven to 350 F

Make the baste:

  • Whisk together soy sauce and sage, then set aside

Prepare the roast:

  • Remove roast from packaging & set gravy aside to thaw
  • Place the roast in a casserole dish (dish must have a tight fitting cover)
  • Place carrots and onions around the roast (celery may also be used, if you wish)
  • Whisk baste again and them pour half over the roast
  • Cover tightly to keep steam in

Cooking Instructions:

  • Cook at 350 F for 1 hour and 15 minutes
  • Remove from the oven, uncover the casserole and baste with remaining half of baste mixture
  • Return to the oven and cook for an additional 10-12 minutes

Gravy preparation:

  • Pour thawed gravy into a small saucepan
  • Whisk over low/medium heat until simmering
  • Water may be added to create a thinner, smoother gravy

Please try this recipe and come back to let us know what you think of it!