Tofurkey in the crockpot!

As a family unit, we don’t enjoy turkey, ham is ok, and snacking is what the gods made food for!

We had purchased a tofurkey for our “solo” thanksgiving which turned into a group thang of making Indian food – A-maz-ing! I’ll have to put the recipes up at some point – they still need tweaking tho…

So for Christmas, with our oven still out of commission…  we decided to go easy and yummy!

I re-created the southwest breakfast crockpot thang from craft day last year, with hotter options… Still not amazing, but makes a ton so great for brunch options for a crowd!

We had hummus from costco – the one with the mixins (mmm), a cheese menagerie from sprouts, summer sausage (ala walmart – so much cheaper than target), and the bell of the ball – the tofurkey. The first year we cooked one, we did an olive oil, balsamic basting option. This year we decided to mix i up.. So we doubled the normal temphe/tilapia marinade and hoped for the best. I made the marinade/basting mixture in the morning and let the ball “relax” in the stuff for most of the morning… We put it in the crockpot on low for 3 hours for “dinner” later in the afternoon.

Results:

Since it’s not a real meat we were able to obtain the “drippings” from the marinade to use as a gravy over the sliced ball for dinner. IT was yummy!

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The whole kit and kaboodle

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(Sliced tofu with asian marinade gravy on the right)

 

for some other more traditional options

  1. onion mix
  2. From the tofurkey peeps