Ready Gravy Mix Recipe
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Ready Gravy Mix Recipe

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This dry mix keeps up to 6 months, so any time you yearn for chicken or beef gravy, you can stir up a portion. You'll love its just-made flavor and convenience. —Edie DeSpain, Logan, Utah
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:48 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 48 servings


  • 3 tablespoons beef or chicken bouillon granules
  • 3/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS (for each batch):
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons butter
  • 3/4 cup cold water

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 35 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 87mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.


  1. In a small bowl, combine the bouillon, flour and pepper. Store in an airtight container in a cool dry place for up to 6 months. Yield: 8 batches (1 cup total).
  2. To prepare gravy: In a small saucepan, melt butter. Add 2 tablespoons gravy mix. Cook and stir until lightly browned, about 1 minute. Whisk in water until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Yield: 3/4 cup.
Originally published as Ready Gravy Mix in Cooking for 2 Fall 2007, p26

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[email protected] User ID: 2128418 243489
Reviewed Feb. 8, 2016

"Awesome! Used herb ox no sodium bouillon. Kids loved it!"

kirkloriwilli User ID: 7932424 223179
Reviewed Mar. 20, 2015

"I'm happy to find this ready in minutes gravy to have on hand! Variations are easy and you can compliment the meal you're preparing with the different added flavors you desire. Thanks for sharing. L.Williamson. Youngward Utah"

murrworm88 User ID: 1697209 216262
Reviewed Dec. 29, 2014

"Great flavor, plus quick and easy. Glad I have this in a pinch."

ojc0806 User ID: 4482783 157126
Reviewed Nov. 18, 2014

"Wonderful quick and easy! Nice to have on hand. Won't be buying the store bought mix anymore!"

sugarcrystal User ID: 5836839 169751
Reviewed Aug. 3, 2014

"I love how easy it is to customize this recipe. I personally like this recipe better than store mixes because it doesn't have any preservatives or strange ingredients. I usually make it with vegetable bouillon & gluten free flour. I also like adding rubbed sage or poultry seasoning & onion or garlic powder."

downiegirl User ID: 5807850 168032
Reviewed May. 27, 2013

"I needed a dry brown gravy mix for a recipe I was making. I came across this recipe when searching the internet. So glad I found it. It was great and was real good in the recipe I needed it for! I did add 1 tsp of garlic powder and 1 tsp of onion powder to the mix to give extra flavor. I put the remaining mix in a jar for future times. Thanks for sharing!"

osheri User ID: 2583853 170406
Reviewed Aug. 3, 2009

"This is a delish gravy mix. My fav from now on!!!"

Trophywife User ID: 1914795 154257
Reviewed Jun. 8, 2009

"This sounds so good!  I am going to make up a batch of both chicken and beef tonight.  I was going to buy some gravy mixes when I go shopping but now I will have them on hand.  Thanks!"

KingGeld User ID: 744438 108779
Reviewed Jun. 8, 2009

"This is such a time saver - and it tastes great!"

Angielikes2cook_KY User ID: 423150 133843
Reviewed Nov. 18, 2008

"This sounds easy and good. Wish I had this recipe a while back. We like gravy!"

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