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Rich Brown Gravy


What makes this brown gravy rich is all the yummy ingredients! Carrots, onions, celery, peppercorns, flour, vegetable stock and more.


  • 1/4 c Olive oil
  • 1 Carrot diced
  • 1 Onion, small, diced
  • 1 Celery heart, diced
  • 2 Celery stalks, diced
  • 1/2 Bay leaf, small
  • 1/4 tsp. Thyme, dried
  • 1/4 c Pastry flour, whole-wheat
  • 5 Peppercorns, black or white
  • 1/4 c Parsley, fresh, coarse chopped
  • 4 c Water
  • 4 c Stock, vegetable, homemade
  • Rock salt, ground
  • Pepper, freshly ground


  1. Heat the oil in a heavy saucepan.
  2. Mix the diced carrot, diced onion, diced celery heart or diced celery and sauté until it begins to brown.
  3. Add the flour and stir until brown.
  4. Add the peppercorns and the parsley.
  5. Stir well and add the water and stock.
  6. Simmer for 2 hours, stirring occasionally.
  7. Sauce should be the consistency of whipping cream.
  8. Strain.

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