Poultry-type Gravy

Prep: 5 minutes Cook: 10 minutes

Serves:Makes about 1 cup

By Miyoko Schinner
You will want to add this to the list of recipes that you prepare often. This is especially good with mashed potatoes and stuffing. The recipe calls for a mixture of Light Yeast Flavoring Powder (see bellow) that you combine ahead of time and store in a covered container in a cool place. The flavoring powder may be used to make a delicious "chicken-like" broth.


  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tbsp light miso
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp celery seeds
  • 2-3 tbsp light yeast flavoring powder
  • to taste freshly ground pepper
  • 3 tbsp sweet rice flour


Combine all ingredients except the rice flour in a saucepan and bring to a simmer for 5 minutes. Sprinkle in the rice flour and whisk until thickened.

Light Yeast Flavoring Powder
1 cup nutritional yeast flakes
1 tbsp salt
2 tsp onion powder
2 tsp garlic powder
2 tsp dried thyme
2 tsp celery seed
2 tsp dried sage
1 tsp dried rosemary
1 tsp paprika
1tsp dried tarragon
1 tsp dried marjoram
1 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp powdered ginger
1/2 tsp turmeric

Pulverize all ingredients in a blender until powdered. Store in a covered jar in a cool place.