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Grandma's Turkey Gravy Recipe

Grandma's Turkey Gravy Recipe

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. YIELD: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.

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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"

Reviewed Nov. 30, 2013

"Easy, fast and tasty"

Reviewed Nov. 22, 2012

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

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