Taking the Fun Out of Thanksgiving: Vegetarian Main Course Imitation Meat [sadness]
We understand if you're a vegetarian, but seriously, you're better off just making and eating a bunch of awesome sides than eating imitation meat on Thanksgiving. So begins our roundup of vegetarian Thanksgiving main course sadness:
Field Roast Stuffed Celebration Roast
The Field Roast Stuffed Celebration Roast, a "charcuterie styled stuffed grain meat roast with a sausage style stuffing made with field roast, butternut squash, apples and mushrooms"
The Tofurky Roast, "made from a revolutionary tofu-wheat protein blend, a Tofurky Roast is known for its incredible, turkey-like texture and flavor."
Save-The-Salmon Patties with Hollandaise Sauce
A post on The Huffington Post claims these "EcoChic" raw-food Save-The-Salmon Patties with Hollandaise Sauce "are terrific for Thanksgiving Dinner." Rock on with your raw-food self, but seriously, that just looks like poo.
Soy and Seitan Turkey
The soy and seitan turkey: "The proportion of gluten, flour, nutritional yeast, tofu, and seasonings makes a perfect loaf... firmer than tofu, but not as chewy and heavy as baked seitan. The flavor is turkey-like, and certainly open to experimentation and personalization."
The vegan UnTurkey, made by Now & Zen / Green Options, was discontinued:
So some people have attempted to open-source it:
Vegetarian Plus Seitan Whole Turkey
The Vegetarian Plus Seitan Whole Turkey.