Vegan Vacation Roast With Hazelnut Cranberry Stuffing

This spectacular centerpiece from Like A Vegan blogger Chelsey Johns will take middle stage at your dinner desk. Serve it with roasted Brussels sprouts, fluffy mashed potatoes, and a savory mushroom gravy for a traditional vacation meal. 

What you want:

For the loaf:
4 cups vegan beef grounds
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon dried combined herbs
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon white pepper
1 teaspoon salt
½ cup breadcrumbs

For the stuffing:
6 slices white bread
1 small onion, finely chopped
2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
½ teaspoon salt
½ cup hazelnuts, roughly chopped
¼ cup soy milk
¼ teaspoon apple cider vinegar
¼ cup vegan butter
¼ cup dried cranberries

For the glaze:
¼ cup tomato sauce
1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
1 tablespoon maple syrup
½ teaspoon white pepper
1 teaspoon no-salt seasoning
¼ teaspoon salt

What you do:

  1. For the loaf, in a big bowl, add all substances and blend till mixed. Lay out a big piece of cling wrap and unfold loaf combination out to make a flat, even rectangle, urgent down gently till clean and roughly ½-inch excessive.
  2. For the stuffing, right into a meals processor, place white bread slices and pulse till breadcrumb texture is achieved. In a big bowl, combine breadcrumbs, onion, seasoning, salt, and hazelnuts.
  3. In a small bowl, mix soy milk and apple cider vinegar and put aside.
  4. In a saucepan over medium warmth, soften butter. Add breadcrumb combination, toss, and prepare dinner till bread begins to brown earlier than including soy milk combination and stirring. Enable to prepare dinner for five minutes, stirring sometimes earlier than taking off warmth and including dried cranberries.
  5. Take one firmly packed cup of stuffing, and kind it right into a line down the center of the quick fringe of the meat rectangle, leaving a 1-inch hole at prime and backside. Utilizing cling wrap, gently raise left facet to cowl stuffing. Press down gently and peel again cling wrap. Gently raise proper facet over and press down gently to kind a log form. Fastidiously press down round log till as agency and clean as attainable, earlier than rigorously and firmly sealing log with cling wrap and putting in fridge for 2 hours.
  6. For the glaze, mix all substances in a small bowl. Place in fridge together with roast.
  7. Preheat oven to 350 levels. Line a loaf pan with aluminum foil.
  8. Take away roast from fridge and take away cling wrap from roast. Place in ready pan and brush roast liberally with glaze. Place in oven to prepare dinner for 20 minutes. Take away and brush with any remaining glaze earlier than returning to oven for 40 minutes extra. Enable to sit down for 10 minutes earlier than slicing and serving.
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