plant based thanksgiving

The best Thanksgiving dinner we've ever had.


Grocery List:


Gardein Turkey Cutlets

4 Large Carrots

Bag of mini Potatoes

Bag of Frozen Green Beans

Can of Cream of Mushroom Soup

Bag of Crispy Onions

Loaf of bread OR bag of stuffing bread

1 Apple

2 onions

3 cloves of garlic

Handful of white mushrooms

Vegetable Stock

Turnip/Rutabaga

Can of cream corn

Can of cranberry sauce

1 tube of Pillsbury Croissants

Olive Oil

Vegan butter

Cavendars Greek All Purpose Seasoning



Stuffing -

  • Loaf of bread OR bag of stuffing bread

  • 1 Apple

  • 2 onions

  • 3 cloves of garlic

  • Handful of white mushrooms

  • Vegetable Stock

Either buy a bag of pre cut stuffing bread or purchase an unsliced loaf of bread to make your own. You can either cut the bread into cubes and leave out over night to dry out OR if you are short on time, cube the bread, place on a baking sheet, lightly coat with olive oil and throw in the over for 10-15 minutes at 400F or until light brown - you are making a crouton


  1. Preheat Oven to 400'F

  2. Dice 2 onions

  3. Dice handful of mushrooms

  4. Dice apple

  5. Chop 3 cloves of garlic.

  6. Sautee onions, mushrooms, apple and garlic in a pot.

  7. Once translucent add 3 cups of vegetable stock.

  8. Place baked bread in baking pan - we used a large glass pan. Take a cup of the bread and place it to the side.

  9. Once the ingredients in the pot are combined, pour over the bread and mix together. The consistency should be like meatloaf. If it's too dry, add more stock. If it's too wet, add the cup of unused bread to help soak up some liquid.

  10. Add seasoning of choice - we used Cavendars Greek Seasoning

  11. Cover with tin foil and bake for 30 minutes

  12. After 30 minutes, remove the foil and cook for 15 more minutes or until the top is golden brown.


Green Bean Casserole

  • bag of green beans

  • can of cream of mushroom soup

  • bag of crispy onions


  1. Preheat oven to 400'F

  2. Put green beans in a 8x11 baking pan

  3. Pour can of soup over beans and mix throughly

  4. Place in over for 20 minutes

  5. Remove from oven and place crispy ovens evenly over green beans and bake until golden brown. (5-10 minutes)


Turnip


  • 1 medium sized turnip/rutabaga

  • Pot of boiling water

  • 2 tablespoons of vegan buttter


  1. Peel, Slice, and cut turnip into cubes

  2. Add cubed turnip into boiling water

  3. Boil until you can stick a fork into it (about 20 minutes, depending on how hard your veggie is)

  4. Drain the water, mash and add butter for tasting


Carrots & Potatoes

  • Bag of mini potatoes

  • 4 carrots

  • olive oil

  1. Preheat oven to 400'F

  2. Peel and slice carrots

  3. Peel and quarter potatoes

  4. Toss on a baking sheet with olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper

  5. Bake for 45 minutes or until veggies are cooked to your liking


Extras

Bake Gardein Turkey Cutlets according to package and heat up gravy that comes with the pack

Bake Pillsbury Croissants according to package

Pour Cranberry Sauce in bowl

Heat up can of corn in either a pot or the microwave.



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