Red Eye Gravy (Vegan and Gluten Free)

Vegan Red Eye Gravy

Rich, Dark Delicious Red Eye Gravy. Sassy and Southern with black coffee and Vegan tempeh bacon. Perfect for drizzling over a stack of Triple Pepper Grit Cakes.



  1. In medium saute pan, heat 1 TB oil over medium heat. Add fakin’ bacon and cook for 2 – 3 minutes or until brown. Remove from pan and set aside.
  2. Add remaining oil to pan. Then, add flour, stirring constantly to make a roux. Cook until light brown, being careful not to burn the roux.
  3. Add coffee and water to roux, stirring constantly until a nice gravy consistency. Add ground cayenne, sea salt and Creole seasoning to taste. Remove from heat.
  4. Combine gravy and reserved fakin’ bacon in a bowl, add coconut sugar and blend with an immersion blender until no large pieces of bacon remain. Alternatively, you can blend in a standard blender. Delicious served with Triple Pepper Grit Cakes!