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Low-Carb Gratin with Okara

Low-Carb Gratin with Okara

This white sauce contains 11.2 g sugar total. Using this sauce, make a gratin with your favorite ingredients.

Ingredients: 2 servings

[For the white sauce]:
Okara powder
2 tablespoons
Milk (or soy milk)
200 ml
Butter
30 g
Processed cheese (melting type)
2 slices
Heavy cream (optional)
15 ml
Salt and pepper
as needed
Soup stock granules
as needed
[Sample ingredients to make a gratin]:
Chicken
Onion
Broccoli
Shimeji mushrooms
Cheese (to add on top)
Mayonnaise
to taste

Steps

1. Coat a frying pan with mayonnaise, fry the ingredients of your choice, and set them aside on a plate.
2. Melt the butter in the frying pan from Step 1. Make sure not to let it burn.
3. Once the butter has melted, gradually add the okara powder little by little, mixing well to prevent lumps from forming. Be careful not to let it burn.
4. When the okara powder becomes smooth, gradually add the milk (or soy milk) little by little, mixing well to make it even smoother.
5. Break up the cheese and add to the sauce from Step 4, and mix well until it completely melts and blends in. Season with salt, pepper, and soup stock granules.
6. Add the ingredients from Step 1 to the frying pan, and thoroughly combine with the white sauce.
7. Transfer to a heat-resistant dish, swirl in the heavy cream, add cheese on top, and bake in a toaster oven for about 5 minutes.
8. Sprinkle with panko and dried parsley before baking for a more colorful result.
9. You can make a stew with this white sauce. Use different ingredients to create your own recipes using this sauce.

Story Behind this Recipe

I have to limit my sugar intake since I have developed gestational diabetes, so I try to come up with easy, yet delicious, low-sugar recipes. This is great for those on a diet, too.