Rich Vegan Gravy

Rich Vegan Gravy

Joe Lovell
Joe Lovell
Dec 12th 2022

Say hello to this easy, rich vegan gravy to level-up every roast to come. You can easily prep it on the day or even freeze it until needed!

This gravy is made with a home-cooked, fragrant vegetable stock. You will have everyone asking for seconds and even thirds. Find the full recipe below.

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🗒 Ingredients - for 4 people

Veg stock:

  • ½ large celery - diced

  • ¼ Leeks large - chopped

  • ½ Carrots large - diced

  • ¼ Onion large - diced

  • Small handful of parsley stalks or any herb trim

  • Sprig of thyme or rosemary

  • Garlic cloves - cut in half

  • 1 veggie stock cube

  • 10 green peppercorns

  • 1 shallot - finely diced

  • Tomato paste

  • 200ml red wine

  • 100ml Port wine

  • 1tsp cornflour for extra thickness (optional)

🧑‍🍳 Method

  1. Prepare and wash the veg for the stock and add into a pan. Then fill to the top with water.
  2. Crush 1 veggie stock cube inside and 10 green peppercorns.
  3. Cook on a low heat for 1-2 hours.
  4. The stock will be done when the veg is very soft. Drain the veg out and keep the liquid stock to the side. (Tip:use the veg for roasting in another dish)
  5. On a medium heat, add some oil to a pan and add the diced shallot. Cook for a minute and then add the tomato paste. Then add the red wine and reduce till half followed by the port and veg stock. Reduce to a nice consistency.
  6. If you do prefer thick gravy then add 1 tsp of cornflour with a splash of water and mic into a paste. Then whisk into the hot gravy till it thickens well.
  7. Enjoy with our tasty Christmas menu on our website!

Joe Lovell

Joe Lovell

Head Chef at Planty

Joe is fully immersed in UK food culture, inspiring his staff with his crazy energy and sense of humor. With a Michelin star background - having worked hundreds of hours in Gordon Ramsay’s kitchens, including the well-known Petrus restaurant - Joe is now Planty’s Head Chef, helping to create a better way for people to switch to eating more plants

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