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Southern Vegan Cream Gravy

  • Author: Brand New Vegan
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 20 min
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1/2 cups 1x
  • Category: Sauce, Dip, Gravy
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan


The Southern Vegan Cream Gravy is easy to make and great for those times you want a little comfort-food taste of home. 


Units Scale
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 Tbs nutritional yeast
  • 1 1/2 tsp rubbed sage (not the powder)
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp thyme
  • 2 cups unsweetened plant milk (oat, almond, soy)
  • 1 Tbs low-sodium tamari (or soy sauce)
  • 2-4 Tbs dehydrated potato flakes as needed to thicken
  • Additional salt & pepper to taste


  1. Whisk all the dry ingredients together EXCEPT the potato flakes
  2. Pour the dry mix into a DRY skillet or pan (no oil, broth, or water)
  3. Gently toast the dry mix until it smells like...TOAST
  4. Whisk the tamari into the milk and gently pour into pan
  5. Whisk to remove any lumps
  6. Bring to a simmer and add potato flakes
  7. Gently stir until thickened

Keywords: vegan cream gravy