Easy Vegetarian Gravy

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

Here's a quick and easy recipe that is vegetarian, using basic ingredients that you'll have sitting around in the kitchen. Not only will you save time, but this recipe is healthy and can be made vegan too! From the Urban Cooking Guide

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put margarine in a pot and saute the onions and garlic over med-high heat.
  2. Reduce heat back to medium after onions and garlic have become golden brown.
  3. Make a roux by gradually adding the flour, while continuously stirring to avoid lumps.
  4. Still stirring, add soy sauce and water to the mixture.
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Once the gravy has reached desired thickness, turn off the stove and you are done!


Most Helpful

This recipe turned out really well. I used veggie broth instead of water, and reduced the soy sauce to 1 T. because my broth was salted. The gravy was still a little on the salty side, but tasty. I also added some dried sage, thyme and parsley.

virgomusic April 24, 2009

Wonderful gravy. Used olive oil instead of margarine. Only real problem is the recipe said it would make two cups -I wasn't looking too closely and didn't realize until I already started that one cup of water isn't going to make two cups of gravy and I ended up with much less than I was counting on. Oh well -guess I'll have to double it next time. This is a nice recipe though because it uses ingredients I keep around.

Angela Curtis March 03, 2014

This is incredible. Better than any meat gravy I've ever had. I used Bragg Liquid Amino Acids instead of soy sauce and added a little fresh sage. Amazingly delicious!!!

sillysarahc123 November 22, 2012

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