Easiest ever vegan gravy served in a gravy jug, next to a silver spoon

Easiest ever vegan gravy

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 10 mins


Serves 4

Pair this simple vegan gravy with lentil-based dishes or nut roasts. It adds a salty, umami punch to roasted roots, steamed greens and Sunday roasts

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal30
  • fat1g
  • saturates0.2g
  • carbs3g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre0g
  • protein1g
  • salt0.46g


  • 4 tsp brown miso paste
  • 2 tsp cornflour
  • 1 tsp cashew butter, or another nut butter (optional)


  1. Heat the miso paste in a saucepan with 800ml water. Whisk to dissolve, then bring to a simmer. Add a little more water if needed.

  2. Mix the cornflour with 2 tsp water until smooth, then stir a little of the mixture into the miso. Let it bubble and thicken, stirring occasionally. If the gravy isn't thick enough, add an extra splash of the cornflour mixture. 

  3. For extra richness, add the nut butter (if using) to the mixture and stir well. Season to taste, then serve. 

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Montana Rose's picture
Montana Rose
7th Mar, 2019
Worst gravy i've ever had, i'm sure they must mean less than 800ml of water as it's completely tasteless.
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