Mom's Brown Gravy

Mom's Brown Gravy

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"A nice rich brown gravy, completely vegetarian, and perfect for potatoes or vegetables."


15 m servings 60 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 60 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 5.8 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 2.1g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 356 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in yeast extract spread, onion powder, and salt until smooth. Gradually whisk in 1 1/2 cups water so no lumps form. Bring to a boil. In a small cup, stir together 1/2 cup cold water and cornstarch. Stir the cornstarch mixture into the saucepan, and continue boiling until thickened. Cool slightly before serving.
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  1. 81 Ratings


I didn't have any brown gravy so I decided to try this recipe out. I'm so glad that I did because I'll never have to buy brown gravy packages ever again. I didn't have any Marmite/Vegemite so I ...

Really good gravy for veggies. I wanted to make a big batch of poutine and half my roomates are vegetarian, so I was happy to find this one. I doubled it to make enough. We've done it a coupl...

Of course, it came from my mom so I love it! You can use just about any pairing of 2 cups water to broth cubes, bullion granules, liquid concentrates, whatever flavor and brand you like.

Very very good!!! My son wanted chicken gravy like the school has =/ I did sub better than bullion for the yeast extract and had a very good result. Would be happy to make this one again and aga...

In the strictest sense of the word, this is not "vegetarian" if it contains butter...but not bad.

EXCELLENT !! This is an answer to my needs. I substituted 2 tablespoons of (Hacho) miso for the Marmite. I added some more water as I found the gravy a little too thick. I may have cooked it t...

I have missed having gravy at supper b/c my husband is vegetarian -but this stuff is great! I'll be making this recipe again and again in the future.

I use this gravy for so much. I usually add a tsp of garlic powder, and sometimes sub shortening for butter which works just as well.

Loved this gravy! Wasn't too thick or thin. It was just right, rich and delicious and to Moder8Sk1LLz, if something contains butter it can still be vegetarian, I believe you are thinking of veg...