10 Thanksgiving Gravy Recipes, Including Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-Free Options

November 28, 2013 Updated: March 12, 2018

1. Traditional Homemade Gravy From Roast Drippings or From the Pan

This essential gravy for Thanksgiving is also the most traditional one. You can make it with either flour or corn starch.

 

2. Gravy for Garlic Lovers

This tasty and no-mess gravy with a garlicky touch is perfect for turkey as well as mashed potatoes.

 

3. Orange Tarragon Gravy

Tarragon adds terrific, earthy flavor, while orange juice adds a bit of sweet tang. Try this new twist on the traditional Thanksgiving gravy.

 

4. Biscuits and Sausage Gravy

Take a trip down south with this gravy recipe inspired by southern cuisine. Sausages and warm biscuits add a unique touch to this gravy.

 

5. Apple Cider Turkey Gravy

Sage and apple cider give this gravy a festive, seasonal feel.

 

6. Bourbon Gravy

Heat yourself up with bourbon or white wine in your gravy, as soothing way to enjoy this essential part of Thanksgiving dinner.

 

7. Vegetarian Option With Mushrooms

If you think that gravy without turkey is impossible, try this vegetarian mushroom gravy and you might change your mind.

 

8. Thanks-Vegan Gravy

Although vegan, this gravy is full of rich flavor thanks to mushrooms and nutritional yeast.

 

9. Gravy Full of Herbs and Coconuts

The thyme, onions, garlic and coconut combination could totally change your outlook on gravy.

 

10. Gluten-Free Gravy

This easy-to-make and healthy gravy does not use corn starch, and can also be made dairy-free by replacing the butter with an equal amount of olive oil.

 

RELATED: What to Do if Your Gravy is Too Thin, Thick, Lumpy

RELATED: Thanksgiving Gravy: How to Make Quick, Easy Gravy