Sumptuous Homemade Gravy

  • Serves 4

  • Preparation 15 mins

  • Cooking 15 mins

Sumptuous Homemade Gravy
  • Dairy-Free

  • Egg-Free

  • Suitable for Freezing

  • Vegan


  • 40g vegan margarine
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 sticks celery, finely chopped
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 tsp mustard powder
  • 25g wholemeal flour
  • 600ml vegetable stock
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1 tsp yeast extract
  • A splash soy sauce
  • Black pepper, to taste


  1. Heat the margarine in a large saucepan and gently fry the onion for 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add the celery and bay leaves then cook for a further 5 minutes.
  3. Sprinkle mustard and flour over and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  4. Gradually add the stock and bring to the boil stirring continuously.
  5. Add the herbs, yeast extract, soy sauce and simmer for 15 minutes to reduce slightly.
  6. Season with the pepper. Liquidise with a hand blender and reheat before serving.

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