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Lighten Up Gravy, Soups and Pan Juices

Lighten Up Gravy, Soups and Pan JuicesNo holiday meal would be complete without the finishing touch of gravy. This holiday season, lighten up your gravy, soups and pan juices by removing the fat.

  • Remove fat from meat and poultry juices with a wide-mouthed spoon or a fat-separating pitcher.
  • Refrigerate soups, chili, canned broth and stew before they are served. Fat will harden and be easy to remove with a spoon.
  • When time is short, add a few ice cubes to the broth. Fat will rise and solidify around the ice.

Every tablespoon of fat you remove from gravy or pan juice subtracts about 120 calories and 13 grams of fat.

For more information on lightening up your holiday meals, consult a registered dietitian nutritionist in your area and visit our Cooking Tips and Trends section.

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Reviewed October 2013