Vegan Smoky Mushroom Gravy

Mashed potatoes and gravy are a Thanksgiving staple, but most recipes leave a lot to be desired for health-conscious folks and vegans. This creamy mushroom gravy will satisfy all your mashed potato cravings, without sacrificing your health.

As a bonus, it’s a simple sauce to whip up — whether it’s for a Thanksgiving dinner party or a busy weeknight. It feels really fancy, but it’s easy to make — and easier to love.

This recipe comes from Care2 author Andrea Devon Bertoli‘s new cookbook Gettin’ Saucy: 38 Recipes to Make your Meals Sassier and Saucier. To pre-order her cookbook, visit her Indiegogo page.

And if you’re looking for a complementary dish for this gravy, visit our guide for making the perfect vegan mashed potatoes.

Smoky mushroom gravy {vegan}

Recipe: Smoky Mushroom Gravy

By Andrea Devon Bertoli, Gettin’ Saucy

Ingredients:

  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cups sliced mixed mushrooms
  • 1⁄2 cup sliced onion
  • 2-4 cloves garlic, roughly chopped
  • 1 teaspoon each caraway seeds, dried thyme, and dried basil
  • 1 1⁄2 cups unsweetened plant-based milk
  • 2 Tablespoons potato starch
  • 1 Tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon liquid smoke -or- 1⁄2 teaspoon smoked salt

Instructions:

1. In a large skillet, heat olive oil until warm. Add mushrooms, onion, and garlic. Cook without stirring until mushrooms are very soft, about 10 minutes. Add herbs and stir to combine.

2. Reduce heat to low, and slowly add in 1 cup of milk.

3. In a small bowl, whisk together remaining 1⁄2 cup of milk, starch, soy sauce, and liquid smoke until starch is dissolved. Add starch mixture to mushroom mixture and stir well to combine.

4. Continue stirring until starch activates and thickens. Remove from heat immediately.

Photo Credit: Andrea Devon Bertoli

73 comments

Katelyn R
Katelyn R4 months ago

thanks for this, I'm not vegan but it still looks amazing and yummy ^.^

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Ingrid H
Ingrid H4 months ago

thank you

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Hent catalina - maria

thanks

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Caitlin B.
Past Member 4 months ago

Looks good. Thanks.

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Rhonda BC
.5 months ago

TYFS:)

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Siyus Copetallus
Siyus Copetallus5 months ago

Thank you for sharing.

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ELIZABETH McGowan
Liz Star Issues M5 months ago

Thanks very much. :-)

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Dennis Hall
Dennis Hall5 months ago

Thanks for this recipe.

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Judith Emerson
Judith Emerson5 months ago

Well, i've got to try this!!!!! Thank You!!!!! :)

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