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Basic turkey gravy is made from butter, mirepoix, poultry stock, roux, herbs and spices. Gravy consistency, taste and flavors differ from cooking techniques, recipes  and more or less ingredients.

Most of the calories in the gravy are from the Roux a flour and butter/ fat combination. To make a less calories gravy  change the roux from regular white baking flour and butter / fat with a less calories flour that can be mixed with plain water like tapioca flour, arrowroot. Here is the calories difference: 100 grams of white flour has 364 calories, arrowroot is 64 only calories per same amount or tapioca flour with 115 /100g . Do not use cornstarch since 100g of it will add even extra calories then white flour more precisely 381 calories. Rice flower has about 325 calories per same amount which isn’t a big difference.

Controlling the butter amount also cut into the calories of the dish, (100g…

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