Brown Sauce * Recipe Gluten-free, dairy-free (casein-free),
hypotoxic and vegan

YIELD: 250 ml (1 cup)

* This recipe is from Renée Frappier's book, Le Guide de l'alimentation saine et naturelle, page 279.


  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) light olive oil
  • 30 ml (2 c. à soupe) all-purpose flour "La Merveilleuse"
  • 240g (1 cup) hot water or broth
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) Tamari sauce
  • 1 ml (1/4 tsp) dried basil
  • Parsley


  1. Heat the oil. Add flour and grill a little over low heat.
  2. Add water or hot broth, stirring vigorously with a whisk and bring to a boil over medium heat. Stir constantly until thickened.
  3. Season with tamari and basil, garnish with chopped parsley.
Brown Sauce Recipe Gluten-free

This sauce is delicious on millet and quinoa pie. It can be used as a base for an all-purpose sauce, which you can embellish as you wish: add mushrooms and/or a little chopped onion and sauté them with the oil at the beginning, add a little garlic, shallots, and vary the herbs to taste.


45 Calories

Per portion:
65 ml (1/4 cup)

  • 6 %Fat: 4 g
  • 1 %Carbohydrate: 2 g
  • Protein: 1 g
  • Negligible source of saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol, sodium, fiber, sugar, vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium and iron.