Savory Mushroom Gravy

By robertwalker      

November 17, 2016

Enjoy all the creamy goodness of traditional mushroom gravy, without the fat! Try it over your favorite holiday dishes, like Delicata Squash with Wild Rice Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, or Holiday Stuffing.

  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yields: 8servings


2 ¼ cup low-sodium vegetable broth, divided

1 cup chopped white onion

4 cloves garlic, finely chopped

8 oz. mushrooms of your choice, chopped

2 teaspoons dried thyme

1 teaspoon dried basil

¼ cup Merlot or other spicy red wine

2 tablespoons low-sodium shoyu

2 tablespoons nutritional yeast flakes

2 tablespoons cornstarch

¼ teaspoon ground black pepper


1In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add onion and cook for 3 to 4 minutes or until translucent.

2Add ¼ cup of the broth to the pan to prevent onion from burning.

3Add mushrooms and cook for 10-12 minutes or until they release their liquid and become tender.

4Stir in garlic, rosemary and thyme and continue to cook for 1 minute until fragrant.

5Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk together shoyu, yeast and cornstarch to form a thick paste.

6Add mixture to skillet, whisking constantly to make sure paste dissolves.

7Bring mixture to a boil and cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.

8Add pepper and serve gravy hot.


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1/4 cup
Sodium194 mg
Protein2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sugar6 g
Total Fat1 g
Saturated Fat0 g
Trans Fat0 g
Total Carbohydrates10 g
Dietary Fiber1 g

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