249.Onion gravy : Food Combining Hay Diet

The full text of the book published by Bloomsbury. Author Peter Thomson

This gravy should not be used with a starch meal, such as roast potatoes, if it contains protein from the meat juices.

Serves 4

2 large onions, finely chopped

4 oz / 100 g mushrooms, chopped

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 teaspoon ixed herbs

1 pint / 550 ml hot water / meat juices

1 glass red wine (optional)


  • Fry the onions and mushrooms gently in the oil until soft.

  • Add the herbs and hot water.

  • Add the wine, if using, and juices from the meat.

  • Cover with a lid and simmer for 20 minutes, then remove the lid and allow to simmer until reduced and thickened.