Low Calorie and Very Tasty Turkey Gravy with 1 Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS

When it comes to Thanksgiving dinner, the gravy seems to enhance the flavor of every item on your plate.  It really pulls the turkey, stuffing and potatoes together nicely. This year don’t use one of those store bought jars of gravy, make this simple, skinny recipe.  It’s easier than you think…Most of the flavor comes from the stock.  I’ve thickened it with a little flour and added some simple seasonings. The skinny for each serving, 36 calories, 2 grams of fat and 1 Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes


⅓ cup reduced-fat butter or Smart Balance Light

⅓ cup all purpose flour

3 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth or turkey stock

1 cup warmed water

1 tablespoon dry sherry or any cooking sherry

Fresh ground pepper, to taste

1 cup skinless cooked turkey meat, chopped fine


1. In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter.  Whisk in flour and cook for 1-2 minutes.
Gradually whisk in broth and water until well mixed.  Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes.

2. Stir in sherry, pepper and turkey bits.  Serve warm in a gravy boat, creamer or small tea pot.

3. The gravy can be made a day in advance and heated before serving.

Makes 4 cups (each serving, ¼ cup)

Food Fact

A gravy boat is an elongated, boat-shaped pitcher used to serve gravy. It usually sits on a matching plate.

Weight Watchers
(old points) 1
Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS

SKINNY FACTS: for ¼ cup serving
36 calories, 2g fat, 2g protein, 2g carbs, 0g fiber, 191mg sodium, 1g sugar
FAT FACTS: for ¼ cup serving
46 calories, 4g fat, 1g protein, 2g carbs, 0g fiber, 201mg sodium, 1g sugar


  1. This is fantastic! I have made it several times. The best thing I ove about this recipe is you can make it ahead of time!

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