Sunday, January 9, 2011

How to Cook a Tofurky Roast that You Forgot to Thaw Before the Big Feast

So it happens, right?  You waited til the last minute to read the package on the Tofurky Roast?  Then you realize it shoulda been thawing for 24hrs already but you've only got an hour and a half until it's s'posed to be the star of the show?

I frantically googled to find a sneaky trick for this debacle and found none!  So here's what we did, and hopefully someone else in a frozen Tofurky googling-frenzy will discover our solution to save the day.  You're welcome. =)


Follow the package instructions, but bump up the temp to 430-ish degrees.  Leave it in there for about 45 mins to an hour, then take it out of the oven and CUT THE ROAST IN HALF.  This may require sawing through some still-frozen stuffing.  Put the inside facing up, put the foil back over the top, and continue cooking for the remaining time.  Voilà!

The resulting roast may be a tad bit dryer than a thawed Tofurky, but it was still hella yummy and we didn't have to wait a billion hours for it to cook (as per the box directions for a frozen roast).

Yay!  Three cheers for vegan procrastinators!

1 comment:

  1. Thank you so much! I wanted to make this for dinner and didn't realize about the thawing time! You are the best!