Creamy Onion Gravy Recipe

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You don't need to worry about having enough pan drippings from your turkey to make this gravy from our Test Kitchen. Prepare it anytime you serve mashed potatoes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 5 servings


  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup water

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup: 99 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 227mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.


  1. In a small saucepan, saute onion in 1 tablespoon butter until tender. Transfer to a small bowl; set aside.
  2. In the same pan, melt remaining butter over medium-low heat. Combine the flour, salt, garlic powder and pepper; whisk into butter until smooth. Gradually add buttermilk and water. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in onion. Yield: 1-1/4 cups.
Originally published as Creamy Onion Gravy in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2007, p125

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NerakSnne User ID: 3307784 164376
Reviewed Nov. 25, 2011

"I've made this a bunch of times already. Love it! So creamy and oniony. I usually serve it with sausage and perogies."

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