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Low-Fat Gravy Recipe

Low-Fat Gravy Recipe

With this special sauce, folks on restricted diets don't have to pass on the gravy. Instead, they can say, "Please pass the gravy!" Now you can smother slices of turkey without guilt.—
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:16 servings


  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 cups reduced-sodium beef or chicken broth, divided
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • Pinch pepper


  • 1. In a saucepan, saute onion, mushrooms and parsley in 1/4 cup broth until vegetables are tender. Combine cornstarch, pepper and 1/2 cup of broth; stir until smooth. Add to pan with the remaining broth. Bring to boil, stirring occasionally; boil for 2 minutes. Yield: 2 cups.

Nutritional Facts

One 1/4-cup serving equals 19 calories, 1 g fat (0 saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 28 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 Free Food.

Reviews for Low-Fat Gravy

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Reviewed Jul. 9, 2012

"Well yes, it wasn't the equivalent to "rich gravy", but for those on restricted diets, it might be a treat rather than nothing at all."

Reviewed Jul. 7, 2012

"Did anybody taste this before posting it? It has only a hint of flavor from the broth. It's not worth the effort."

Reviewed Aug. 24, 2008

"Shouldn't be any fat in it if you're using fat free broth."

Reviewed Aug. 24, 2008

"Huh! For a lousy gram, I'd cheat like the FDA and call it Non-Fat! Thanks!"

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