Grandma's Turkey Gravy Recipe
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Grandma's Turkey Gravy Recipe

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Here’s a stress-free recipe that’ll impress Grandma herself! Seasonings and a shallot add wonderful flavor` to this velvety gravy, which tastes just as good the next day. —Jesse Klausmeier, Burbank, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 16 servings


  • Roasted turkey drippings
  • Reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. Pour drippings into a 2-cup measuring cup. Skim fat, reserving 1/4 cup. Add enough broth to the drippings to measure 2 cups.
  2. Saute shallot in reserved fat in a small saucepan. Stir in the flour, salt, onion powder, poultry seasoning and pepper until blended; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until browned (do not burn). Gradually add broth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Yield: 2 cups.
Originally published as Grandma's Turkey Gravy in Simple & Delicious October/November 2012, p46

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Me-mama User ID: 7441267 139232
Reviewed Jan. 21, 2014

"mine was eggy as well. I'm a good cook, Have no idea what happened, there wasn't a firm enough texture, like cheese cake. I thought it was awful"

StoneyLake User ID: 4983010 140242
Reviewed Nov. 30, 2013

"easy, fast and tasty"

katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 199866
Reviewed Nov. 22, 2012

"This was an excellent gravy made with the Happy Orange turkey in the same issue."

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