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14 of Our Best Thanksgiving Gravy Recipes

Make your own gravy from scratch! We've got plenty of delicious Thanksgiving gravy recipes to choose from.

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Creamy Turkey GravyTaste of Home

Creamy Turkey Gravy

With my easy recipe, even someone who has never made homemade gravy before can be assured of success. —Phyllis Schmalz, Kansas City, Kansas.

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Mushroom Sour Cream Gravy

Mushroom Sour Cream Gravy

My grandma made this gravy every Thanksgiving to drizzle over sliced turkey and stuffing. When I have leftover turkey and mushroom gravy, I chop the turkey into small pieces and add it to the gravy. I serve it over a piece of bread, open-face style. —Joy Mellwig, Naples, Florida

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Turkey GravyTaste of Home

Turkey Gravy

Classic veggies, fresh herbs and bones from a home-cooked turkey make this heirloom gravy a keeper. At our house, we wouldn’t even think of sitting down to Thanksgiving dinner without it. —Nick Iverson, Denver, Colorado

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Apple GravyTaste of Home

Apple Gravy

You might want to make a double batch of this rich apple gravy. Yep, it's sensational with beef, but you've gotta try it on mashed potatoes, chops, roasted veggies—pretty much anything goes. —Kathryn Conrad, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Holiday Turkey GravyTaste of Home

Holiday Turkey Gravy

I make this recipe a day ahead so I can get the food on the table faster on the big day. The aroma while this cooks permeates the whole house and gets everyone ready for the feast. I save the turkey meat and use it in recipes that call for cooked turkey or chicken. —Isabelle Rooney, Summerville, South Carolina

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Simple Turkey GravyTaste of Home

Simple Turkey Gravy

A traditional from-scratch gravy recipe will work for any roasted meat or poultry. Switch up the herbs to fit your preferences, or simply use what you have on hand. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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Giblet Turkey GravyTaste of Home

Giblet Turkey Gravy

Gravy enhanced with giblets is traditional in our house. Try this hearty gravy with sage and a dash of wine; I think you’ll love it, too. —Jeff Locke, Arma, Kansas

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Make-Ahead Turkey Gravy

Make-Ahead Turkey Gravy

My family loves gravy, so I can never have enough homemade gravy on hand for a holiday dinner. The base for this one is prepared with turkey wings and can be prepped in advance. —Linda Fitzsimmons, Fort Edward, New York

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Make-Ahead Maple & Sage GravyTaste of Home

Make-Ahead Maple & Sage Gravy

Save those turkey wings! Then use this richly flavored stock in my pour-it-on-everything herbed gravy. —Angela Lively, Conroe, Texas

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Ready Gravy MixTaste of Home

Ready Gravy Mix

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

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Apple Butter & Onion GravyTaste of Home

Apple Butter & Onion Gravy

This onion gravy recipe is so creamy and good I could eat it like soup. But it's best draped over mashed potatoes and other Thanksgiving fixings. For reheating the next day, if it's too thick, just stir in a bit of milk. — Mindie Hilton, Susanville, California

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Foolproof Gravy

Make your Thanksgiving or other special-occasion dinner easy with this can't-miss recipe. Use the drippings from your roasted turkey, and the gravy is done in just 20 minutes. —Edie DeSpain, Logan, Utah

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Herbed Turkey GravyTaste of Home

Herbed Turkey Gravy

This traditional gravy recipe works for any roasted meat or poultry. You’ll get eight ¼-cup servings in 2 cups of gravy. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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Orange Tarragon GravyTaste of Home

Orange Tarragon Gravy

Tarragon adds terrific flavor to this gravy, while orange juice adds a bit of sweetness. —Shirley Bedzis, San Diego, California

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