Braune Einbrenne (Brown Gravy)

         Yield: 4 Servings
Categories: Sauces, German, Desserts

60 g Fat (1/4 cup) 2 tb Flour 1/2 l Water or instant broth (2 -cups plus 2 Tbsp) Bay leaf Make a dark roux of the flour and fat, then add liquid and bring to a boil. Only then add 'inlays' (cooked spaetzle, pasta, dumplings, vegetables, etc.) For example: SPATZEN IN BRAUNER BRUEHE (SPAETZLE IN BROWN GRAVY): Fix 'Kaesspatzen' (cheese spaetzle - recipe separately), and put into brown gravy. Serve with green salad [lettuce]. Serves 4.