Stuck on vegan roast ideas? Check out this list of vegan roast recipes including sides and sauces to make for a perfect vegan Sunday roast, holiday meal, or for any occasion.
These recipes can be used for both lunch and dinner ideas.
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What Are Vegan Roasts?
Vegan roasts are based on the traditional English meal; some may know it as “meat and three veg” and are the alternative to a traditional Sunday roast or holiday meal, whereby all the foods are meatless, cruelty free, and made out of plant-based alternatives.
There are 4 components to consider when putting together your vegan roast dinner and you can include as many of these to make up your meal.
These are also great for lunch, festive meals and or Thanksgiving meal;
- Centerpiece - A vegan roast that is made up of foods such as seitan (pronounced as say•tan) roasts, nut loaves, vegetable wellingtons, or whole pieces of vegetables such as a head of cauliflower as the centerpiece.
- Vegetables - think of a serving of potatoes and vegetables which can be prepared in any way desired (boiled, steamed, or baked).
- Accompaniments such as mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy, and even vegan Yorkshire pudding can be enjoyed.
- Sauces such as gravy, mint jelly, apple sauce, cranberry sauce, red currant sauce, or any kind that you'd like.
Seitan Vegan Roasts
What is seitan?
Seitan is made out of hydrated gluten (the main protein found in wheat), it is used as a meat substitute by vegans.
Seitan is also referred to as wheat gluten (affiliate link).
The word Seitan is pronounced as “say-tan” and was coined in Japan in 1961. However, wheat gluten dates back to the 6th century in China.
The following seitan vegan roasts recipes are either sliced, shredded or stuffed, they make the most fabulous centerpiece.
BBQ Glaze Holiday Roast
Seitan Shreddable Turkey
Stuffed Seitan Roast
Seitan 'Ham' Roast
Stuffed Seitan Holiday Roast
Turkey Seitan Roast
Loaf Vegan Roasts
These vegan roast loaves are prepared and shaped as a singular item that can then be sliced and served as a centerpiece.
Lentil Loaf [Oil-Free and Gluten-Free]
Gluten Free 10 Ingredient Roast
Easy Cheezy Tofu Roast
Meatless Meatloaf With Lentils + Walnuts (Gluten-Free)
Cauliflower Lentil Loaf
Based on the beef wellington, which is originally an English pie. These wellingtons contain a form of vegetables or faux meat encased in a golden pastry.
Recommended as a centerpiece for your next vegan roast.
Vegetable Mushroom Wellington
Whole Vegetable Vegan Roasts
These vegan roasts use a whole vegetable as the main centerpiece for a meal.
Festive Butternut Roast
Whole Roasted Cauliflower
Vegan Nut Roasts
Nut roasts usually contain a high level of nuts mixed with other ingredients such as a vegetable or fruit to create a centerpiece.
Nut and Vegetable Roast
Parsnip Cranberry Nut Roast
Side Dishes for Vegan Roast Dinners
The following sides dishes will help you create the perfect vegan roast dinner or lunch. You will find potatoes, cabbages, stuffing and various mashes.
Red Cabbage with Apples
Creamy Carrot & Swede Mash
Easy Oven Roasted Artichoke Halves
Pan Seared Balsamic Glazed Brussels Sprouts
Dreamy Mashed Potatoes
Stuffing with Chestnuts and Tempeh
Oven Baked Okra
Crispy Air Fryer Oyster Mushrooms
Air Fryer Green Beans
Crispy Oven Potatoes
Vegan Roast Dinner Sauces
Below are some delicious savory sauces to select from for your vegan Sunday roast, ranging from gravies to thick garlic sauces, mushroom sauce, cranberry sauce and a herb sauce.
Shatta Middle Eastern Hot Sauce
Easy 10 Minute Brown Gravy
15 Minute BBQ Sauce
In conclusion, if you're looking for delicious and satisfying plant-based options for your next roast dinner, these vegan roast recipes are a great place to start. Whether you're a seasoned vegan or simply looking to reduce your meat consumption, these recipes offer a range of flavorful and hearty options that are sure to impress. So why not give them a try and see just how delicious and satisfying plant-based eating can be?
Leave a comment below with which of these vegan roast recipes you chose for your meal?