Low Fat Gravy
- 1/2 C. finely chopped onion
- 1/2 C. finely chopped fresh mushrooms
- 2 Tbs. chopped fresh parsley
- 2 C. reduced-sodium fat-free beef or chicken broth, divided
- 2 Tbs. cornstarch
- Pinch pepper
In a saucepan, sauté onion, mushrooms and parsley in 1/4 C. broth until vegetables are tender. Combine cornstarch, pepper and 1/2 C. of broth; stir until smooth. Add to pan with the remaining broth. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally; boil for 2 minutes.
Yield: 2 cups
Diabetic Exchanges: One 1/4-C. serving equals a free food; also, 19 calories, 28 mg sodium, 2 mg cholesterol, 3 gm carbohydrate, 1 gm protein, 1 gm fat.