It’s almost time for Thanksgiving! And nothing says Thanksgiving quite like gravy!

Dousing otherwise-nutritious food in this decadent savory sauce is a time-honored tradition at the Thanksgiving table, but since gravy is made with animal products more often than not, it can be tricky navigating the gravy scene.


Well, you’re in luck because we’ve compiled a list of ten of the most delicious plant-based Thanksgiving gravy recipes we could get our hands on. Please enjoy, courtesy of the Food Monster App.

Stay hungry!

1. Oil Free Gravy
Veggies in saucepan

Source: Oil Free Gravy

This Oil Free Gravy by Alenoosh Matakupan is healthy and easy. All it consists of is vegetables, spices and red wine! And it can be served with a variety of different dishes complementing each of them perfectly. Give it a shot!


2. Miso Gravy

Miso gravy

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Iva Mrdjanov‘s Miso Gravy has complex salty and earthy tones infuse enough flavor into the gravy that the absence of meat drippings becomes irrelevant. This recipe is perfect for the fall and winter holidays or just anytime you need some comfort.


3. Glowing Turmeric Chanterelle Gravy

Turmeric Gravy

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This Glowing Turmeric Chanterelle Gravy by Nele Liivlaid is so delicious and creamy, yet oil-free and even gluten-free! You won’t need to compromise with taste or texture. And last but not least, this gravy is also Candida diet-friendly! This hits all the marks.


4. Vegan Thanksgiving Gravy

Thanksgiving Gravy

Source: Vegan Thanksgiving Gravy

In Cathy Elton‘s Vegan Thanksgiving Gravy, pureed roasted shallots, garlic, and marsala wine add tons of flavor. Since it’s low in fat, you can pour this gravy over everything and feel good about it.

5. Easy Mushroom GravyEasy mushroom gravy on mashed potatoes

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If you like mushrooms, you’ll enjoy Nava Atlas‘s Easy Mushroom Gravy. It uses a variety of mushrooms such as shiitake and cremini for meaty flavor. Rich and luxurious, this gravy makes comfort dishes even more comforting.

6. Herbed Biscuits With Mushroom GravyHerbed Biscuits With Mushroom Gravy

Source: Herbed Biscuits With Mushroom Gravy

These gluten-free Herbed Biscuits With Mushroom Gravy are amazingly flavorful, they’ll disappear in an instant. They are best fresh, warm, and straight out of the oven, but if you make them the day ahead, simply warm them in the oven prior to serving. With the addition of herbs and a gravy that encompasses classic fall flavors, and is a fantastic addition to any holiday table.


7. Savory Mushroom Gravy

Savory Mushroom Gravy

Source: Savory Mushroom Gravy

These mushrooms give a rich, meaty taste this dish. Katie Koteen‘s Savory Mushroom Gravy uses cremini mushrooms along with thyme, sage, and a little white wine to make a flavorful gravy that will be delicious on everything.

8. Biscuits and Sausage GravyVegan biscuits and gravy

Source: Biscuits and Sausage Gravy

When you need comforting, turn to Heather Blackmon’s  Biscuits and Sausage Gravy. The biscuits are light and fluffy with a hint of pumpkin pie spice. The thick, white gravy has vegan sausage running through it. If this doesn’t bring you comfort, we don’t know what will.

9. Oil-Free ‘Sausage’ Biscuits and GravyVegan Oil-Free Sausage Biscuits and Gravy

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This plant-based recipe for the classic biscuits and gravy is full of flavor and makes a hearty breakfast for the whole family. The China Study Family Cookbook‘s Oil-Free ‘Sausage’ Biscuits and Gravy have savory and umami-filled enough to please meat enthusiasts and people who follow plant-based diets alike.

10. Calcium-Packed Navy Bean Biscuits and Roasted Garlic Gravy Vegan Calcium-Packed Navy Bean Biscuits and Roasted Garlic Gravy

Source: Calcium-Packed Navy Beans Biscuits and Roasted Garlic Gravy

These Calcium-Packed Navy Beans Biscuits and Roasted Garlic Gravy by Kelly Williams are super healthy and absolutely scrumptious. Navy beans make their way into the two main components of this savory plate of biscuits and gravy, and almond milk and tempeh help increase the calcium content.

If you’re looking for more hearty vegan dishes to make, check out 15 Flavorful and Filling Comfort Foods Packed With Good Carbs15 Hearty, Meat-Free Casserole Recipes That Will Keep You Warm and Cozy, and 15 Vegan Recipes For the True Potato Lover. We also highly recommend downloading our Food Monster App, which is available for iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 15,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check it out!

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Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammation, heart health, mental wellbeing, fitness goals, nutritional needs, allergies, gut health, and more! Unfortunately, dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, prostate cancer, and has many side effects

For those interested in eating more plant-based, we highly recommend purchasing one of our many plant-based cookbooks or downloading the Food Monster App which has thousands of delicious recipes making it the largest vegan recipe resource to help reduce your environmental footprint, save animals and get healthy! And, while you are at it, we encourage you to also learn about the environmental and health benefits of a plant-based diet.

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