Mock Chicken Loaf Florentine With Chickenless Gravy

“I found this recipe in my "The Compassionate Cook" book. I made it for Thanksgiving and my grandma and my dad actually liked it (i'm the only vegan in the family). The gravy is AMAZING, especially on mashed potatoes! It takes a little while to make, so give yourself plenty of time. ENJOY!”
READY IN:
1hr 15mins
SERVES:
6-8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Steam the spinach and drain well.
  2. Heat the oil in a medium frying pan over medium heat and cook onion until transparent, about 5 minutes.
  3. Dissolve the vegan chicken bouillon powder or bouillon cube in the boiling water.
  4. Add the TVP to the boiling water and let stand for about 10 minutes.
  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  6. Pat the tofu dry, then mash.
  7. In large bowl, combine the TVP mixture, spinach, cooked onions, and tofu.
  8. Stir in the remaining ingredients and pour mixture into a lightly greased 8 1/2 X 4 1/2-inch loaf pan.
  9. Smooth the top and bake for 45-60 minutes, or until brown on top.
  10. To make the gravy: In large saucepan, simmer all ingredients except for flour for approximately 5 minutes.
  11. Slowly add the flour (by tablespoons), whisking after each addition, until desired thickness is reached.
  12. Let loaf stand for 10 minutes, then run a knife around the edges and turn out onto a platter. Serve with gravy.

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