Recipe: Vegan Gravy

Yes, vegan gravy exists (and happens to be gluten-free, too)! This recipe is thickened with chia seeds, and builds savory flavor with nutritional yeast and miso. Try adding your favorite spices to complement your meal.

Watch the video below to pick up cooking tips and keep reading for the recipe.

From Ruth’s Hemp Foods


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 tablespoon miso
  • Celtic sea salt & pepper, to taste
  • Other spices (optional)


Saute onion in olive oil. When translucent, add nutritional yeast. Stir and saute a minute or so.

Add salt and pepper to taste. If you want to add curry, cumin, sage or other spices, do that now.

Add vegetable broth then stir well. Add chia seeds and stir. Turn down heat and let thicken up to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Before serving, add miso and stir well.