Air Fryer Buffalo Tofurky Roast with Celery Dressing

When you mash classic hot wing flavors with classic holiday recipes it hits different. Mix some butter with hot sauce and coat your roast, place in the fridge overnight then air fry. As it cooks, baste with buffalo butter from the bottom of the pan. To make the stuffing – use your favorite recipe and add some extra celery then top with vegan blue cheese crumbles and fresh chopped parsley after baking. Damn, we are brilliant.

Makes 6 servings

what you’ll need:

6 tablespoons vegan butter
1 large yellow onion, diced
2 cups celery, diced (about 4 celery ribs)
1 ½ teaspoons poultry seasoning
1 teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
1 (12-ounce) bag of unseasoned, dried bread cubes for stuffing
2 cups vegetable broth
½ cup vegan blue cheese crumbles, such as Nuts for Cheese or Follow Your Heart
2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley

Tofurky Roast
4 tablespoons vegan butter, softened to room temperature
4 tablespoons hot sauce, such as Frank’s Red Hot

how to make:

1. To begin preparing roast, in a small bowl, mix to combine softened butter and hot
sauce. Set aside 3 tablespoons of the mixture, then coat roast with remaining buffalo
butter. Place coated roast in a bowl, cover, and refrigerate for a minimum of 2 hours or

2. Preheat oven to 350˚F. Grease a 9×13” casserole dish with cooking spray.

3. To make dressing, in a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter. Add onion, celery,
poultry seasoning, and salt. Sauté until onions are softened, about 6-8 minutes.
Transfer to a large mixing bowl along with bread cubes. Stir to combine.

4. Pour vegetable broth over dressing mixture and stir until well coated. Transfer to
prepared baking dish and cover with foil that has been coated in cooking spray. Bake for
30 minutes, remove foil, and bake an additional 10 minutes.

5. Just before serving, top dressing with blue cheese crumbles and parsley.

6. Preheat air fryer to 300˚F.

7. Place roast on pan fitted for air fryer, cover with foil, and cook for 20 minutes.

8. Increase air fryer temperature to 400˚F. Coat air fryer basket with cooking spray.

9. Transfer roast to prepared basket. With a tray underneath the basket, brush roast with
any buffalo butter left in the pan, and return to air fryer. Cook for 8-10 minutes or until
the outside is crisp.

10. Towards the end of cooking roast, warm reserved sauce over medium heat to melt.

11. Transfer roast to a serving platter and baste with melted buffalo butter. Slice and serve
with celery dressing.