Low-Fat Gravy Recipe

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Low-Fat Gravy Recipe
Low-Fat Gravy Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Low-Fat Gravy Recipe

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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.—
MAKES:
16 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:
16 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

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.
Originally published as Low-Fat Gravy in Taste of Home October/November 1996, p44

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 19 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 28mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

  • 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.
Originally published as Low-Fat Gravy in Taste of Home October/November 1996, p44

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Rockamama User ID: 1263362 12623
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."

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LobaAzul User ID: 6764758 9779
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."

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sstetzel User ID: 158954 37417
Reviewed Aug. 24, 2008

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

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whateverfood User ID: 1336157 13964
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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