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5 from 1 vote

Vegan Red Wine Gravy

This vegan red wine gravy might just be the most important component of your holiday meal!  This rich, hearty sauce will tie together all of your veggies into one amazing meal and and is sure to be a crowd pleaser!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: American
Keyword: vegan red wine gravy
Servings: 4
Author: Sarah

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup shallots sliced in rounds
  • 8 ounces sliced mushrooms (I used sliced crimini)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 2 cups veggie broth (see notes)
  • 2 Tablespoons cornstarch (mixed with 2 Tablespoons water to make a slurry)
  • 3 sprigs fresh thyme leaves

Instructions

  • Pour the olive oil into a large skillet and heat over medium heat.
  • Add the shallots and saute over medium low heat until beginning to caramelize.  
  • Add the mushrooms and stir, allowing them to start browning.
  • Sprinkle the salt over top and stir.
  • Add the red wine to the pan slowly, using your spoon to scrape up any brown bits and deglaze the plan.  Bring the red wine to a simmer.
  • Add the veggie broth and return to a simmer.
  • Pour the cornstarch slurry into the gravy and whisk to make sure it mixes in completely.
  • Add the thyme leaves (simply slide your fingers down the stem to release the leaves) to the gravy and stir.
  • Simmer until the gravy has reduced and slightly thickened.  Remove from heat, strain if desired, and serve!  

Notes

For the veggie broth: I like Better than Bouillon No Chicken and Imagine Foods No Chicken broth.