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.
Prep Time:10 minutes
Cook Time:15 minutes
Total Time:25 minutes
Yield:2 1/2 cups
1 (about 5 slices) cup fakin’ bacon (Louisville Vegan Jerky Co MAPLE BACON VEGAN JERKY is a great choice! It can be purchased through the Thrive Market http://go.thrv.me/SH287)
3 TB Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/3 cup Brown Rice Flour
Ground Cayenne, Sea Salt and Creole Seasoning (To taste)
1/2 cup water
1 1/2 cup Day old coffee
1 tsp Coconut Sugar
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.
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.
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.
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!