Don’t be deterred by the ingredients list! This Miso Gravy on hot roasted potatoes or home-made chips is delicious and you’ll be glad you persisted with the recipe!
2 tablespoons olive oil
1⁄2 onion, finely diced
1 teaspoon dried or fresh sage, finely chopped
1 teaspoon dried or fresh thyme, finely chopped
1⁄2 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon pepper
4 cups vegetable stock
2 tablespoons tamari
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon lemon juice
1⁄2 teaspoon honey
1⁄2 cup nutritional yeast flakes 1⁄2 cup flour
2 tablespoons miso paste
1⁄2 cup parsley, finely chopped
. Heat oil in a large, heavy bottomed pot over medium heat.
Add onion and sauté until translucent.
Add sage, thyme, salt and pepper, and sauté another 2 minutes.
Add 3 1⁄2 cups stock, tamari, balsamic vinegar, lemon juice and honey.
Stir well and then gradually add nutritional yeast, whisking constantly.
In a small bowl, combine flour and miso paste with the remaining 1⁄2 cup of stock, and blend well until smooth. Add this mixture to the gravy, whisking well to avoid lumps.
Simmer until gravy thickens, about 15 minutes. Season with additional salt and pepper.
Add chopped parsley just before serving.