Low-Fat Gravy


Classifications: Dips, Dressings,Sauces &

Qty Measure Ingredient


1/2 cup onion, finely chopped

1/2 cup fresh mushrooms, finely chopped

2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped

2 cups reduced-sodium fat-free beef or chicken, broth, divided

2 tablespoons cornstarch

Pinch pepper

Instructions: In a saucepan over medium heat, 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 saucepan along with remaining broth. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally; boil for 2 minutes. Yield: 2 cups.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: One 1/4-cup serving equals a free food; also, 19 calories, 28 mg sodium, 2 mg cholesterol, 3 gm carbohydrate, 1 gm protein, 1 gm fat.

Serves: 1

Food Exchanges: