"Think Thin" Chicken Gravy

“Think Thin” Chicken Gravy

Perfect for your poultry dishes during the holidays, this homemade gravy is low in fat and carbohydrate, but high in flavor. Seasoned simply with black pepper and onion, it comes out moderately thick and lends and ready for spreading on turkey, chicken, mashed potatoes, and more!

Learn more about holiday eating in "Healthy Holiday Meals."
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Preparation time:
1 minute
Cooking time:
10 minutes.


1 1/2 cups gravy

Serving size:
about 1/3 cup

In a small saucepan, melt margarine over medium heat. Sprinkle flour in, using a whisk to combine to form a paste. Slowly add chicken broth, whisking continuously. Add black pepper and onion powder, and continue whisking until heated through. Gravy will be moderately thick.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 30 calories, Carbohydrates: 2 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 192 mg, Fiber: 0 g

Exchanges per serving: 1/2 fat.

Kathleen Stanley is a Diabetes Educator at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. She is coauthor of Quick & Easy Diabetic Recipes for One, published by the American Diabetes Association in 2007.



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