Onion gravy is a type of gravy prepared with onion.[1] Various types of onions are used in its preparation,[2] and some onion gravies use several types of onions in their preparation. Some preparations camerlize the onions.[3] Onion gravy may be served to accompany many foods, such as pork, beef steak, meatloaf, hamburger, bangers and mash, hot dogs, and French fries,[1][4][5][6] among others. Vegan onion gravy also exists, which may use seitan cooking broth in its preparation.[7] Premade mixes and formulations also exist, such as solid sauce bars.[8]


Roasted onion gravy

Primary ingredients include onion, broth or stock, such as beef or chicken stock, and flour.[1][9] Sweet onion is used in some versions,[10] and some versions incorporate beer or red wine in the gravy.[3][11] Additional ingredients may include cream, garlic, bread crumbs, butter, vegetable oil, and brown sugar,[1][3][4] among others. Various herbs and spices may be used, such as salt, pepper, sage, oregano, and thyme.[4][12]

See also


  1. ^ a b c d The Great American Hot Dog Book. p. 66. Retrieved 4 September 2014. 
  2. ^ Buffalo Girl Cooks Bison. p. 132. Retrieved 4 September 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c The Gourmet's Guide to Cooking with Beer. p. 82. Retrieved 4 September 2014. 
  4. ^ a b c Tom Kerridge's Proper Pub Food. p. 149. Retrieved 4 September 2014. 
  5. ^ Austin Chef's Table: Extraordinary Recipes from the Texas Capital. p. 100. 
  6. ^ Georgia Curiosities, 3rd. p. 192. 
  7. ^ Vegan Slow Cooking. p. 98. 
  8. ^ "Process for making solid sauce bar". Jun 29, 1976. Retrieved 4 September 2014. 
  9. ^ Delilah's Everyday Soul: Southern Cooking with Style. p. 177. 
  10. ^ Vintage Restaurant: Handcrafted Cuisine from a Sun Valley Favorite. p. 169. Retrieved 4 September 2014. 
  11. ^ How To Cook for Food Allergies. p. 94. 
  12. ^ New Vegetarian Cuisine: 250 Low-Fat Recipes for Superior Health. p. 103.