Holiday Roast with Caramalized Onions and Cherries

A rich layer of golden onions and sweet cherries will keep your holiday roast moist as it bakes. Garnish your serving platter with sprigs of fresh sage or rosemary for a presentation that’s sure to wow. Enjoy your christmas dinner with this recipe from Tofurky. [gallery link="file" ids="7748,7709,7708"]


  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 large onion halved and thinly sliced
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¾ cup tart cherries dried
  • 1 tablespoon rosemary finely chopped
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 Tofurky Roast


  • Preheat oven to 350˚F.

  • In a large skillet, warm oil over medium-low heat. Cook onions and salt, stirring every 5 minutes, until onions become soft and golden, about 25 minutes.

  • Stir in sage or rosemary and cook for 3 minutes. Stir in balsamic, cherries, and mustard, and cook an additional 3 minutes, scraping any brown bits from the bottom of the pan.

  • Pour broth into a Dutch oven or casserole dish. Place roast in the pan and top with the caramelized onion mixture. Cover tightly with foil and bake for 45 minutes. Uncover and bake an additional 10 minutes.


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