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The Best Vegan White Cashew Gravy (Gluten-Free)

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A super creamy and comforting Gluten-Free Vegan White Gravy made with Cashews, and the perfect blend of spices! Whether for a cozy holiday meal or your every day favorite dishes, this Vegan Gravy recipe adds that certain bit of something special in no time at all!

 The Best Vegan White Cashew Gravy - A super creamy and comforting Gluten-Free Vegan White Gravy made with Cashews, and the perfect blend of spices! Whether for a cozy holiday meal or your every day favorite dishes, this Vegan Gravy recipe adds that certain bit of something special in no time at all! #vegangravy #glutenfreegravy #vegetariangravy

This Vegan Gravy recipe has to be one of the quickest and easiest recipes I’ve ever added to my blog! It truly takes very little time to have a super warm and comforting gravy to add to your favorite dishes or impress your guests! Bonus: it’s gluten-free and high in protein, too!

 The Best Vegan White Cashew Gravy - A super creamy and comforting Gluten-Free Vegan White Gravy made with Cashews, and the perfect blend of spices! Whether for a cozy holiday meal or your every day favorite dishes, this Vegan Gravy recipe adds that certain bit of something special in no time at all! #vegangravy #glutenfreegravy #vegetariangravy

 The Best Vegan White Cashew Gravy - A super creamy and comforting Gluten-Free Vegan White Gravy made with Cashews, and the perfect blend of spices! Whether for a cozy holiday meal or your every day favorite dishes, this Vegan Gravy recipe adds that certain bit of something special in no time at all! #vegangravy #glutenfreegravy #vegetariangravy

Vegan Gravy

This Classic Vegan White Gravy is:

  • Super quick and easy to make.

  • Creamy and comforting.

  • Rich and perfectly thick.

  • Packed with flavor.

  • Versatile and complements a large variety of dishes.

  • Gluten-free, vegan, grain-free, dairy-free, soy-free, sugar-free.

 The Best Vegan White Cashew Gravy - A super creamy and comforting Gluten-Free Vegan White Gravy made with Cashews, and the perfect blend of spices! Whether for a cozy holiday meal or your every day favorite dishes, this Vegan Gravy recipe adds that certain bit of something special in no time at all! #vegangravy #glutenfreegravy #vegetariangravy

 The Best Vegan White Cashew Gravy - A super creamy and comforting Gluten-Free Vegan White Gravy made with Cashews, and the perfect blend of spices! Whether for a cozy holiday meal or your every day favorite dishes, this Vegan Gravy recipe adds that certain bit of something special in no time at all! #vegangravy #glutenfreegravy #vegetariangravy

What Ingredients are Needed to Make Vegan White Cashew Gravy?

  • Water.

  • Raw cashews.

  • Tapioca flour.

  • Onion powder.

  • Garlic.

  • Thyme.

  • Nutritional yeast.

  • Salt.

Note: for full recipe ingredients and amounts, scroll towards the bottom of this post for the recipe card!

 The Best Vegan White Cashew Gravy - A super creamy and comforting Gluten-Free Vegan White Gravy made with Cashews, and the perfect blend of spices! Whether for a cozy holiday meal or your every day favorite dishes, this Vegan Gravy recipe adds that certain bit of something special in no time at all! #vegangravy #glutenfreegravy #vegetariangravy

 The Best Vegan White Cashew Gravy - A super creamy and comforting Gluten-Free Vegan White Gravy made with Cashews, and the perfect blend of spices! Whether for a cozy holiday meal or your every day favorite dishes, this Vegan Gravy recipe adds that certain bit of something special in no time at all! #vegangravy #glutenfreegravy #vegetariangravy

How to Make Vegan Gravy – Step by Step

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor.

 The Best Vegan White Cashew Gravy - A super creamy and comforting Gluten-Free Vegan White Gravy made with Cashews, and the perfect blend of spices! Whether for a cozy holiday meal or your every day favorite dishes, this Vegan Gravy recipe adds that certain bit of something special in no time at all! #vegangravy #glutenfreegravy #vegetariangravy

2. Blend until smooth.

 The Best Vegan White Cashew Gravy - A super creamy and comforting Gluten-Free Vegan White Gravy made with Cashews, and the perfect blend of spices! Whether for a cozy holiday meal or your every day favorite dishes, this Vegan Gravy recipe adds that certain bit of something special in no time at all! #vegangravy #glutenfreegravy #vegetariangravy

3. Pour into a sauce pan over medium heat.

 The Best Vegan White Cashew Gravy - A super creamy and comforting Gluten-Free Vegan White Gravy made with Cashews, and the perfect blend of spices! Whether for a cozy holiday meal or your every day favorite dishes, this Vegan Gravy recipe adds that certain bit of something special in no time at all! #vegangravy #glutenfreegravy #vegetariangravy

4. Heat while stirring continuously until it reaches desired thickness.

 The Best Vegan White Cashew Gravy - A super creamy and comforting Gluten-Free Vegan White Gravy made with Cashews, and the perfect blend of spices! Whether for a cozy holiday meal or your every day favorite dishes, this Vegan Gravy recipe adds that certain bit of something special in no time at all! #vegangravy #glutenfreegravy #vegetariangravy

5. Serve and enjoy!

 The Best Vegan White Cashew Gravy - A super creamy and comforting Gluten-Free Vegan White Gravy made with Cashews, and the perfect blend of spices! Whether for a cozy holiday meal or your every day favorite dishes, this Vegan Gravy recipe adds that certain bit of something special in no time at all! #vegangravy #glutenfreegravy #vegetariangravy

Cashew Gravy – Ingredient Substitutions

  • Tapioca Flour

    You can use arrowroot starch or corn starch in place of tapioca starch in this recipe.

  • Cashews

    I do not recommend replacing cashews with any other nuts (or seeds) in this particular recipe!

  • Nutritional Yeast

    If you are not a fan of nutritional yeast, you can simply omit it in this recipe.

 The Best Vegan White Cashew Gravy - A super creamy and comforting Gluten-Free Vegan White Gravy made with Cashews, and the perfect blend of spices! Whether for a cozy holiday meal or your every day favorite dishes, this Vegan Gravy recipe adds that certain bit of something special in no time at all! #vegangravy #glutenfreegravy #vegetariangravy

Can I make this Easy Vegan Gravy ahead of time?

Yes! I find that this easy vegetarian gravy keeps well at room temperature for a few hours (great for serving at gatherings!) or you can make it, place it in the refrigerator and re-heat right before serving.

 The Best Vegan White Cashew Gravy - A super creamy and comforting Gluten-Free Vegan White Gravy made with Cashews, and the perfect blend of spices! Whether for a cozy holiday meal or your every day favorite dishes, this Vegan Gravy recipe adds that certain bit of something special in no time at all! #vegangravy #glutenfreegravy #vegetariangravy

What should I serve with this Vegan Gravy?

  • This particular gluten-free gravy inspired this Vegan Meatloaf recipe of mine, and they make the perfect pair!

  • Biscuits or rolls.

  • Quinoa meatballs.

  • Pasta.

  • Polenta fries.

  • Eggs or chickpea flour eggs.

  • Roasted potatoes or hash browns.

 The Best Vegan White Cashew Gravy - A super creamy and comforting Gluten-Free Vegan White Gravy made with Cashews, and the perfect blend of spices! Whether for a cozy holiday meal or your every day favorite dishes, this Vegan Gravy recipe adds that certain bit of something special in no time at all! #vegangravy #glutenfreegravy #vegetariangravy

Can I/should I soak the cashews beforehand?

Soaking isn’t necessary, but if you do not have that great a quality of a blender or food processor, soaking the cashews in hot water 30 minutes prior will help achieve a smoother consistency!

 The Best Vegan White Cashew Gravy - A super creamy and comforting Gluten-Free Vegan White Gravy made with Cashews, and the perfect blend of spices! Whether for a cozy holiday meal or your every day favorite dishes, this Vegan Gravy recipe adds that certain bit of something special in no time at all! #vegangravy #glutenfreegravy #vegetariangravy

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 The Best Vegan White Cashew Gravy - A super creamy and comforting Gluten-Free Vegan White Gravy made with Cashews, and the perfect blend of spices! Whether for a cozy holiday meal or your every day favorite dishes, this Vegan Gravy recipe adds that certain bit of something special in no time at all! #vegangravy #glutenfreegravy #vegetariangravy

 

Vegan Cashew Gravy

A super creamy and comforting Gluten-Free Vegan White Gravy made with Cashews, and the perfect blend of spices! Whether for a cozy holiday meal or your every day favorite dishes, this Vegan Gravy recipe adds that certain bit of something special in no time at all!
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Course: Condiments, Sides, Vegan
Cuisine: American, Vegan
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 8 minutes
Servings: 8
Author: Kristen Wood

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup raw cashews
  • 2 tablespoons tapioca starch
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon nutritional yeast
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt or pink salt

Instructions

  • In a food processor or high speed blender, combine all of the above ingredients.
  • Blend until smooth.
  • Pour into a sauce pan and stir over medium heat until thickened.
  • Serve, and enjoy!

Notes

Please refer to the post above for valuable information.
Perfect served on our Vegan Meatloaf.

Nutrition

Serving: 0.25g | Calories: 59kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 150mg | Potassium: 81mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 18IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg
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1 Comment

  • Raia
    11/27/2019 at 7:43 PM

    So easy! It looks super creamy, too.

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