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 & Development 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 & Development, helping to create a better way for people to switch to eating more plants

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