Best Easy Vegan Gravy Recipe

Vegan Gravy

Easy Vegan Gravy Recipe, The Secret Weapon of Your Plant-Based Thanksgiving. This easy vegan gravy recipe is like a magic wand for your holiday feast. It’s so simple and comes together in a jiffy, leaving you with a rich and savory gravy that will make even the most devout meat-eater do a double-take. Serve it over fluffy vegan mashed potatoes, drizzle it over a plate of poutine, or slather it on top of warm biscuits for the ultimate comfort food experience. This vegan gravy is the cherry on top of your vegan pot-pie, stuffing, or any other plant-based dish you’re serving this holiday season. Don’t believe us? Try it for yourself and see the magic unfold in your mouth.

Now, don’t get me wrong I love a good mushroom gravy. But sometimes I just don’t have the ingredients or the time to make it. This Easy Vegan Gravy Recipe also has a bit of a milder flavor, making it the perfect substitute for a KFC vegan gravy or a plant-based “turkey” gravy.  This delicious vegan gravy tastes amazing on a variety of dishes including my Quick and Easy Vegan Quinoa Stuffing.

Vegan Gravy Recipe Additions

I like to think of this Easy Vegan Gravy Recipe as the ultimate secret weapon in my vegan cooking arsenal. This vegan gravy recipe is also incredibly versatile. You can adjust the consistency by adding more or less broth to suit your preference, and you can also adjust the flavor by adding more or less nutritional yeast or soy sauce. It’s a recipe that you can make your own and have fun with in the kitchen.

Many vegan gravy recipes can be complex.  Some will add chopped onions and mushrooms. I want my sauce ready to eat, so I want to create a load of easy and quick recipes for all my emergency sauce needs!

How To Make The Vegan Gravy?

Bringing together all the ingredients for this Easy Vegan Gravy recipe is as simple as whisking them together in a saucepan. Turn the stove to medium heat and let the magic happen as you constantly whisk and watch it thicken in just a matter of minutes. The perfect addition to any vegan dish, this gravy is ready to serve and savor in no time!

Can The Gravy Be Made Gluten Free?

Going gluten-free? No problem! This Easy Vegan Gravy Recipe can easily be adapted to suit your dietary needs. Simply swap out the all-purpose flour for a gluten-free alternative and use tamari or coconut aminos instead of soy sauce. Enjoy a hearty and flavorful gravy without any gluten.

How Long Does Vegan Gravy Last?

How to Reheat Vegan Gravy? The best way to reheat vegan gravy is on the stovetop over low heat. Stir occasionally and add a splash of plant-based milk or water if the gravy has thickened too much. You can also reheat it in the microwave, but be sure to stir it every 30 seconds to prevent it from getting too thick or overheating.

This vegan gravy is a versatile recipe that can be used in so many different ways. It’s perfect for topping your favorite vegan mashed potatoes or adding to a vegan pot pie. It’s also great for giving a boost of flavor to your vegan biscuits and gravy. With this recipe on hand, you’ll never have to settle for bland, store-bought vegan gravy again!

This is an oil-free, butter-free vegan gravy and the flavor is there without any extras. But if it’s a holiday, and you want to make this gravy EXTRA decadent, just throw in 1 tbsp of vegan butter

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Best Easy Vegan Gravy

This vegan "turkey" gravy is such a game changer because it's SO easy and comes together in less than 5 minutes! The flavour is delicious and makes the perfect plant-based gravy to top vegan mashed potatoes, poutine, biscuits, vegan pot-pie, stuffing, or any vegan holiday feast.
Prep Time1 min
Cook Time3 mins
Course: Sauce, Topping, Vegan Basics
Cuisine: American, European, Western
Servings: 8

Equipment

  • 1 medium saucepan
  • 1 whisk

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chickenless vegan broth (or vegetable broth)
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce (coconut aminos or tamari for GF)
  • 3/4 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour (use all-purpose gluten free flour for GF option)
  • 3 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp melted vegan butter (optional)

Instructions

  • Add all ingredients to a medium sized saucepan and whisk together.
  • Next, turn the stove on to medium heat.
  • Whisk constantly, and the gravy will start to get nice and thick.
  • This should only take about 3 minutes (up to 5 depending on your stove).
  • Serve, and enjoy!

Notes

This vegan “turkey” gravy is such a game changer because it’s SO fast and easy to make! The flavour is delicious and makes the perfect plant-based gravy to top vegan mashed potatoes, poutine, biscuits, vegan pot-pie, stuffing, or any vegan holiday feast. And the best part is, it takes less than 5 minute to make!
 
Now, don’t get me wrong I love a good mushroom gravy but sometimes I just don’t have the ingredients or the time to make it. This gravy also has a bit of a milder flavour, making it the perfect substitute for a KFC vegan gravy or a plant-based “turkey” gravy. 
 
Q: Can vegan gravy be made gluten free?
A: Absolutely! Just sub in all purpose gluten free flour, and tamari or coconut aminos instead of soy sauce. 
 
Q: How long does vegan gravy last?
A: This meat-free gravy can be stored in the fridge for up to 5 days in an airtight container. It may be a little thick when you re-heat, so water can be added to thin it out. 
 
This is an oil-free, butter free vegan gravy and the flavour is there without any extras. But if it’s a holiday, and you want to make this gravy EXTRA decadent, just throw in 1 tbsp of vegan butter. 
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2 thoughts on “Best Easy Vegan Gravy Recipe

  1. John T says:

    5 stars
    Love this vegan gravy!! The flavour is amazing it will not make you miss a meat one!

    • spicyveganfood says:

      Thank you so much for the feedback! All my meat-eating family members also love this vegan gravy recipe!

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