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Easy Vegan Sausage Gravy

What you need: 

1 pound vegan ground beed (I use Gimme Lean)
4 tablespoons canola oil
2-4 tablespoons flour, whole wheat is fine
unsweetened nondairy milk (I use soy), as needed
salt and pepper, to taste
pinch paprika, optional
garlic powder, to taste

What you do: 

1. Heat some canola oil in a large skillet, medium to medium-high is fine. Place vegan ground beef in the oil and use a spatula or spoon to break it apart to crumbles, cook until it begins to brown.
2. Once vegan ground beef is browned, sprinkle flour over it to absorb the oil, stir well, only use enough to absorb the oil. Add milk a little at a time, making sure it is well stirred in, bring to a boil to ensure the flour thickens it. I usually start with about 1-1 1/2 cups, and add more if needed to get the right consistency.
3. Salt, pepper, paprika and garlic powder to taste. If it gets too, runny make a mixture of flour and milk, combine well, and add it in a little at a time.
4. Anytime you add more flour mixture, bring it to a soft boil to cook the flour and check the consistency before adding any more. If it is too thick just add a bit more milk.
Serve over biscuits, hash browns, toast, or whatever you think it would be good over. I have it over drop biscuits made with Heart Smart Bisquick substituting soy milk, the recipe is on the box.
Source of recipe: I used to make real sausage gravy in the same way but started making it with vegan ingredients and it turns out just as good if not better.

Preparation Time: 
5 minutes, Cooking time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 
10 minutes


Yum!  Thanks for the recipe. 


This is a good recipe.  I, too, used the "sausage" Gimme Lean and made for 3 happy vegans!  It is best to use the sausage gravy immediately after it's cooked because it gets pretty thick if cooked too long.  Regardless, the taste is delicious!  Laughing



This was great! It was a bit more like sausage mush, but that could just be because I tried to make this from memory rather than actually follow the recipe.
I had it with mashed potatoes, biscuits, and homemade sausage crumbles (also all found from this website).
Yum. Can't wait to make again!


This recipe turned out really great.  It was super easy; I had tried a different recipe for biscuits and gravy before and it was complicated and more work than I wanted to put in when I was hungry in the morning.  My meat-eater boyfriend loved it too, which tells me its a keeper.  Thanks!


This a great recipe.....the only change I make is that I use the Gimme Lean sausage rather than ground beef. I am a Southern girl living in New Jersey so this perfect when I want a taste of home :)


I used Morning Star "sausage" bits for this, they seemed to break down a bit to much so I didn't have any nice "sausage" chunks. I also accidently used Original flavored Silk instead of Plain, it made it very sweet. I was able to balance it with a bit more pepper though. It was still pretty good and satisified my sausage gravy craving. Next time I will probably make soy sausage patties and break them up to get nice chunks and use the plain soy milk instead of original flavor. All in all, awesome recipe, easy to make, and a great replacement for greasy comfort food.


I've made this recipe twice now and I can tell you that I will be making it a hundred more times!! My very southern hubby was blown away! The second time I made it was during a visit from his super southern meat eating cousin - DOUBLE approval!! Great great recipe

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