Apple Butter & Onion Gravy Recipe

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Apple Butter & Onion Gravy Recipe
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Apple Butter & Onion Gravy Recipe

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This gravy is so creamy and good I could eat it like soup. But it's best draped over mashed potatoes and other Thanksgiving fixings. For reheating the next day, if it's too thick, just stir in a bit of milk. — Mindie Hilton, Susanville, California
MAKES:
36 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Cook: 25 min.
MAKES:
36 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Cook: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 large sweet onion, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, cubed and softened
  • 1/4 cup apple butter

Directions

In a large saucepan, saute onion in butter. Stir in flour and seasonings. Whisk cornstarch and chicken stock until smooth; gradually stir into onion mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Cool slightly.
Transfer to a blender; cover and process until smooth. Return all to pan and heat through. Stir in cream cheese and apple butter; cook and stir just until blended. Yield: 4-1/2 cups.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with commercially prepared apple butter.
Originally published as Apple Butter & Onion Gravy in Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook 2013 , p100

  • 1 large sweet onion, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, cubed and softened
  • 1/4 cup apple butter
  1. In a large saucepan, saute onion in butter. Stir in flour and seasonings. Whisk cornstarch and chicken stock until smooth; gradually stir into onion mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Cool slightly.
  2. Transfer to a blender; cover and process until smooth. Return all to pan and heat through. Stir in cream cheese and apple butter; cook and stir just until blended. Yield: 4-1/2 cups.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with commercially prepared apple butter.
Originally published as Apple Butter & Onion Gravy in Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook 2013 , p100

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justmbeth User ID: 1196484 135887
Reviewed Dec. 1, 2014

"Great, unique flavor. I'm always looking for gravy recipes to make when I fry a turkey (no drippings). Definitely will make again, especially when I want to wow the crowd."

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