Vegan Gumbo

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Serve up this vegan gumbo for dinner this week. Hearty, comforting, and bursting of flavor in each bite. Serve your vegetable loaded vegan gumbo over a bowl of rice. Grab a spoon and dive in to this vegan comfort food dinner.

The thick roux really elevates the flavors and helps the vegetables in this gumbo taste incredible. If you enjoy soups, you have to check out these 50 vegan soup recipes! Two of our favorites are the vegan chicken noodle soup, and the vegan lentil soup.

This Vegan Gumbo Is… 

  • Vegan
  • Thick Roux
  • Creole Flavored
  • Serve over Rice
  • Loaded with Vegetables
  • Dairy Free

How to Make Vegan Gumbo 

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Vegan gumbo is in the printable recipe card. This is a visual walk through on how it is made.

  • In a stockpot you will melt your butter then saute the peppers, celery, and onions. You want the vegetables to be soften.
  • Add in the garlic and cook another minute. Then add in the flour and creole seasoning.
  • Stir to combine and then slowly add in the vegetable broth and potatoes and kidney beans and bay leaf.
  • Bring mixture to a simmer and cover and cook 30 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper and serve with rice.

Tips For Vegan Gumbo 

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Saute Vegetables First 

Make sure to saute the onion, pepper, and celery first. It is important because it will enhance the flavor of the gumbo to a whole new level of flavor.



  • ¼ cup vegan butter
  • 1 onion sliced thick
  • 4 stalks celery sliced thick
  • 2 green peppers sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 2 tablespoons creole seasoning
  • 3 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 lb potatoes peeled and cubed
  • 1 can red kidney beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Salt and pepper to taste


In a large stockpot, melt the butter over medium heat, then add the onion, celery, green peppers and cook, stirring frequently, until veggies start to soften
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Add the garlic and cook one additional minute, then sprinkle the flour, creole seasoning over the veggies and stir
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Gradually stir in the vegetable broth.

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Then add in the potatoes and kidney beans and bay leaf

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Bring mixture to a simmer, cover, and cook for 30 minutes
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Add salt and pepper to taste, serve warm with rice
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Calories: 325kcalCarbohydrates: 51gProtein: 10gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0.1gSodium: 840mgPotassium: 1046mgFiber: 10gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 2359IUVitamin C: 77mgCalcium: 67mgIron: 4mg
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