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This simple, nut-based gravy recipe will satisfy your cravings at Thanksgiving or any other time of year.

Yield 3 cups
Time 10 minutes
  • Small saucepan
  • Whisk
  • 2 T butter or oil
  • 3 T flour (white or whole wheat)
  • 2 c milk or vegetable stock (or even water, if you don’t have anything else)
  • 1 c ground toasted nuts (cashews, almonds, pecans...)
  • Salt
  • Pepper
Directions Heat the butter or oil in the saucepan, until melted/hot. Whisk in flour and stir continuously for one minute.

Remove from heat for 2-3 minutes.

Return saucepan to stove and whisk in the milk and nuts. Simmer, stirring constantly, until thickened, 3-5 minutes.

Season with salt and pepper and serve.

Notes Try this gravy with mashed potatoes, biscuits and gravy, veggie burgers or loaves, or whatever else your heart desires.

Also try mushroom gravy.

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