Orange Tarragon Gravy Recipe
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Orange Tarragon Gravy Recipe

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Tarragon adds terrific flavor to this gravy, while orange juice adds a bit of sweetness. —Shirley Bedzis, San Diego, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 16 servings


  • Turkey drippings
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 3/4 teaspoon minced fresh tarragon or 1/4 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 198 calories, 21g fat (9g saturated fat), 21mg cholesterol, 167mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.


  1. Pour drippings and loosened browned bits into a 2-cup measuring cup. Skim fat. Add enough water to the drippings to measure 1-1/2 cups.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine flour and orange juice until smooth. Gradually stir in the drippings mixture. Stir in the bouillon, tarragon and pepper. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Yield: 2 cups.
Originally published as Orange Tarragon Gravy in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2007, p123

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somanystories User ID: 4605594 163486
Reviewed Nov. 21, 2013

"This recipe is awesome. I have made it for Thanksgiving dinner with my turkey drippings from an electric roaster. Absolutely great. My family asks me to make this every year!"

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