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Day Before Low-fat and Low-cal Gravy

Posted Nov 22 2009 12:00am
You can't have Thanksgiving dinner with out pouring that delicious thick savory gravy all over your mashed potatoes, stuffing, and turkey. The problem with gravy made the old fashioned way is that it is loaded with fat and calories! The average serving is close to 1 cup which packs an added 200 calories onto your plate. Can you believe that!? What are you to do when so many of the other dishes do not exactly have your weight loss that is! Well it's a good thing you are a reader of this blog! I have just what you need to not only lower the fat and calories but this recipe is so quick and easy you can make it a day in advance! What women or man wouldn't jump at the thought of alleviating the chaos that goes into the cooking on Thanksgiving Day!? To top it off my recipe is a mere 40 calories per serving! Read on and start making some gravy!

Turkey Gravy 4 servings

One box of Turkey stock (most stores carry it during this time of year)
1/4 cup flour
1tbsp low-fat butter (Brummel and Brown is my favorite to use)
Fresh ground black pepper

Heat up a sauce pan to medium high heat. Add your butter and let it melt completely. Next add the flour and stir until everything is well blended. Add the bouillon and as much freshly ground pepper as you like and turn your heat to high. Continuously stir until your liquid starts to boil. Keep stirring for another 30 seconds and turn the heat back to medium. Continue to stir until your gravy is thick and creamy. Pour your gravy into a container to store until "Turkey Day."

This recipe is so delicious and guilt free, your family will not even notice the difference!
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