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Go Meat-Free This Thanksgiving With Tofurky

Just because you're a vegetarian doesn't mean you have to miss out on having some turkey-like protein at your meal. Plus going meatless means you can eat a cholesterol-free Tofurky instead. It's made from a revolutionary tofu-wheat protein blend, and is known for its incredible, turkey-like texture and flavor. Tofurky is hands down the best alternative to turkey.

You can cook up a Tofurky feast, complete with one Tofurky Roast, eight cranberry-apple potato dumplings, Tofurky Giblet and Mushroom Gravy, Tofurky Wild Rice Stuffing, and a Tofurky Jurky Wishbone (I love that little detail). This feast is 100 percent vegan and cooks in about one hour.

If you don't want the entire Tofurky feast, you can just pick up a Tofurky Roast to have as your main dish or as a meatless option for your vegetarian friends.

Want to see how turkey and Tofurky compare nutritionally? Then

4 oz. Turkey Tofurky
Calories 240 190
Total Fat 9g 5g
Saturated Fat 3g 0g
Cholesterol 85mg 0mg
Protein 32g 26
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Peyote Peyote 8 years
YAY! I had this last year, but I couldn't find it in any of the stores this time around. :(
Ericka Ericka 8 years
Nasty stuff! You know when Trader Joes carries like 2 packages of this stuffed in a small back area that this is not very popular or tasty.
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
I was just discussing this with a co worker yesterday.
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 8 years
I have actually tasted Tofurkey, someone at my work brought some in. Its disgusting. I love some vegetarian "fake" meat products like Seitan and but only eat them if i prepare it myself.
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 8 years
I have actually tasted Tofurkey, someone at my work brought some in. Its disgusting. I love some vegetarian "fake" meat products like Seitan and but only eat them if i prepare it myself.
Beaner Beaner 8 years
It's great that there's an option if vegeatrians want it.
tralalala tralalala 8 years
Tofurkey tastes TERRIBLE. That being said, I still say the word tofurkey whenever I can fit it into a sentence. It's just a cool word.
marygrace marygrace 8 years
tofurkey does a hugee disservice to veganism. its pretty nasty stuff. if you are veg, do yourself and those around you a favor: make veganism look good by making some whole, unprocessed meatless dishes that you will find tasty and won't turn everyone else off. what about a shepherd's pie made with beans and vegetables, or a stuffed squash?
kerneschick2005 kerneschick2005 8 years
kiddylnd, that totally made my day! hahahahahahahahaha
girllovewarrior girllovewarrior 8 years
I want to say it is great to see so many veggie related links and items on this website, being an animal & health loving vegan I can definitely appreciate it :D
maryamrose maryamrose 8 years
I'm not a vegetarian anymore, but I still insist on having Tofurky for Thanksgiving. I don't think it tastes or feels like turkey at all, but I do love the taste (basted with soy sauce/orange juice marinade). I just bought mine today :D
tlsgirl tlsgirl 8 years
kittylnd - it doesn't actually taste like real meat. I tried it one year at the request of my vegetarian sister and I had to spit it out because it was such a loathsome taste.
julieulie julieulie 8 years
Ewwww tofurky. The taste of real turkey is awful enough, I would never want to subject myself to something that isn't turkey but is supposed to mimic it. No real OR fake meat for me.
julieulie julieulie 8 years
Ewwww tofurky. The taste of real turkey is awful enough, I would never want to subject myself to something that isn't turkey but is supposed to mimic it.No real OR fake meat for me.
Bookish Bookish 8 years
Kiddylnd- I'm a vegetarian only for ethical reasons, not because I didn't like meat. I used to like the taste of meat. I live in a family of carnivores. Not eating meat makes me an oddity, so it's nice to be able to have a veggie burger when everyone else is having burgers, without feeling like I've compromised my principles, or like I've been left out. I'm hopeless at cooking tofu, so having these meat replacers really helps sometimes- the ground "burger" in particular is really useful. It lets me cook the things I used to cook- like chili, or spaghetti with "meat" sauce, and my non-vegetarian family members will eat it because it's very close to what they're used to- so there's a convenience factor, too. The Morningstar Farms products, while sort of pricey (for my budget, anyway), are very good. And sometimes I just crave chicken nuggets and french fries, but don't want to eat real chicken. I know, it's a weird thing. And I'm sure other people have other reasons. For me, it's just convenient, it tastes good, and while it might taste sort of like meat, I know that there isn't any meat in it, which makes me happy.I've never had Tofurky, though. I'm hosting Thanksgiving this year, and I'm making a spinach pie to go along with the turkey everyone else will eat.
Bookish Bookish 8 years
Kiddylnd- I'm a vegetarian only for ethical reasons, not because I didn't like meat. I used to like the taste of meat. I live in a family of carnivores. Not eating meat makes me an oddity, so it's nice to be able to have a veggie burger when everyone else is having burgers, without feeling like I've compromised my principles, or like I've been left out. I'm hopeless at cooking tofu, so having these meat replacers really helps sometimes- the ground "burger" in particular is really useful. It lets me cook the things I used to cook- like chili, or spaghetti with "meat" sauce, and my non-vegetarian family members will eat it because it's very close to what they're used to- so there's a convenience factor, too. The Morningstar Farms products, while sort of pricey (for my budget, anyway), are very good. And sometimes I just crave chicken nuggets and french fries, but don't want to eat real chicken. I know, it's a weird thing. And I'm sure other people have other reasons. For me, it's just convenient, it tastes good, and while it might taste sort of like meat, I know that there isn't any meat in it, which makes me happy. I've never had Tofurky, though. I'm hosting Thanksgiving this year, and I'm making a spinach pie to go along with the turkey everyone else will eat.
ElectroPopTart ElectroPopTart 8 years
THAT loooks so freaking digusting...I would rather go to subway, lol.
wendy_w wendy_w 8 years
Field Roast is a 'fake meat' made from wheat. It tastes amazing (to me) You can get it at Whole Foods. My local natural food store special orders it for me.<a href="http://www.fieldroast.com">Field Roast Website</a>
wendy_w wendy_w 8 years
Field Roast is a 'fake meat' made from wheat. It tastes amazing (to me) You can get it at Whole Foods. My local natural food store special orders it for me. Field Roast Website
lisabunny lisabunny 8 years
What's field roast?
lisabunny lisabunny 8 years
What's field roast?
wendy_w wendy_w 8 years
I eat fake 'meats' because they taste good to me and no critters were harmed.
wendy_w wendy_w 8 years
I eat fake 'meats' because they taste good to me and no critters were harmed.
kiddylnd kiddylnd 8 years
Don't get upset with me ladies, I need an explanation. Why, if you are a vegetarian, would you want to eat something that looks, and tastes like meat? I've never gotten that concept. All the veggies I know are veggies on an animal rights side of the fence, so that may be why I don't get it. I just think if you don't eat meat because your beliefs are that eating animals is wrong, why would you then eat something that simulates eating animals?From "A Deep Fried Korean Thanksgiving""Rory - How are you feeling?Lorelai - How am I feeling? I just ate tofurkey, how do you think I feel?Rory - Tofurkeyer?
kiddylnd kiddylnd 8 years
Don't get upset with me ladies, I need an explanation. Why, if you are a vegetarian, would you want to eat something that looks, and tastes like meat? I've never gotten that concept. All the veggies I know are veggies on an animal rights side of the fence, so that may be why I don't get it. I just think if you don't eat meat because your beliefs are that eating animals is wrong, why would you then eat something that simulates eating animals? From "A Deep Fried Korean Thanksgiving"" Rory - How are you feeling? Lorelai - How am I feeling? I just ate tofurkey, how do you think I feel? Rory - Tofurkeyer?
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