Diabetic Cooking

Turkey Gravy for Diabetics

Preparation time: 20 minutes.


  • 5 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 5 tablespoons water
  • 3 cups turkey or chicken broth, defatted
  • Salt and pepper as desired


Mix cornstarch and water in a bowl until blended. Place turkey broth in a 1-quart saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat. Slowly add the cornstarch mixture to the turkey broth, stirring until the gravy is thickened. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Yield: 12 servings.

Serving size: 1/4 cup.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 9 calories, Carbohydrates: 2 g, Protein: 0 g, Fat: 0 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Sodium: 223 mg, Fiber: 0 g

Exchanges per serving: Free.

This recipe was developed by Sandy Bjerkness, a Certified Diabetes Educator and registered dietitian working in research at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.