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Easy Meatless Gravy

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From the recipe files of Lari Robling

This gravy is excellent over rice, pasta or mashed potatoes. This is actually just a formula… increase the ratio to make a bigger batch and add whatever seasonings would go with your dish. A few sauteed mushrooms adds some heartiness and texture.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 cup water


    1. Over medium heat in a small sauce pan, heat the oil and add the flour stirring constantly to cook the flour slightly. Add the water and soy sauce, whisking to keep lumps from forming. Bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer until gravy is thick.
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