8 Plant-Based Roasts You Need to Try This Holiday Season
No holiday meal is complete without a fantastic centerpiece! These eight impressive roasts are delicious, hearty, and completely plant-based. Which one is your favorite?
1: Meatless Plant-Based Roast with Gravy
This new soy-based roast from Whole Foods Market includes a side of vegan gravy and bread stuffing with onions, celery, and cranberries. The exciting new option can be found at Whole Foods Market across the United States and Whole Foods Market on Amazon. Still hungry? Whole Foods also offers a limited-edition riced cauliflower stuffing for purchase along with the roast.
2: Hazelnut Cranberry Roast en Croûte
Plant-based company Field Roast has outdone itself with this roast, pairing hazelnut-infused grain meat with a dynamic sausage stuffing made with crystallized ginger and cranberries. What makes this one so special? It’s wrapped in a tempting puff pastry, making it a perfect centerpiece for the holidays.
3: Tofurky Roast
This classic vegan roast is packed with seasoned wild rice and breadcrumbs and comes with a savory gravy. Purchase the roast on its own or as part of a holiday vegetarian feast, which includes a decadent dessert. Extra gravy is available for purchase as well! Each roast serves six to eight and is ready in about an hour and a half.
4: Holiday Roast
Gardein is well known for its incredible vegan meats, and its holiday roast lives up to the company’s reputation. Filled with mouthwatering cranberry-wild-rice stuffing, this roast serves eight and includes homestyle gravy!
5: Turkey-Less Stuffed Roast with Gravy
Even Trader Joe’s offers a vegan roast! Coated in a crispy breading, packed with wild-rice stuffing, and served with gravy, this main dish is everything you need to celebrate compassionately this holiday season.
6: Celebration Roast
Field Roast just can’t do wrong! Its classic celebration roast is rubbed with sage, garlic, and lemon juice and stuffed with a traditional bread stuffing. Expect bites full of heavenly fresh onions, celery, cranberries, and butternut squash. The roast also comes with dark mushroom gravy.
7: The Pardon Holiday Centerpiece
This impressive centerpiece from No Evil Foods is unstuffed, is coated with herbs, and serves eight. Not only is it delicious, but a portion of every purchase of The Pardon goes to support turkeys at Full Circle Farm Sanctuary. You can find The Pardon at your local Whole Foods store!
8: Turkey-Free Roast
Available for purchase à la carte or as part of a Thanksgiving feast, The Herbivorous Butcher’s roast is the perfect addition to any dinner table. Although it comes unstuffed, The Herbivorous Butcher has plenty of exciting cooking instructions on its website.