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Vegan Rice & Gravy

Who doesn't love rice and gravy? Just because you're eating vegan, shouldn't mean you can't enjoy delicious Cajun Country Rice! This vegan twist on a Cajun classic will impress even the pickiest palate.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4


  • .5 medium red onion, chopped
  • olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 cup lentils
  • 1 cup Cajun Country Long Grain Rice uncooked
  • 1.5 tbsp Vegetable Better than Bouillon
  • 1.5 tbsp Earth Balance vegan butter


  • Saute red onion in olive oil in a medium/large pot until translucent.
  • Add garlic and saute for an additional minute or so.
  • Add 3.5 cups of water and 1 cup of lentils to onions. Bring to a boil.
  • Cover with lid and simmer for 10-15 minutes.
  • Add rice, bouillon and butter to mixture, stir and let simmer until rice softens (10-15 minutes).
  • Add salt, pepper, and Cajun seasoning to taste.
  • Add water and stir to the consistency that you'd like. Let simmer for as long as needed!