Classic Turkey Gravy
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- Drippings from 1 roasted turkey
- 1 to 1-1/2 cups turkey or chicken broth
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- Salt and white pepper to taste
- Pour turkey drippings into a 2-cup measuring cup. Skim fat, reserving 2 tablespoons; set aside. Add enough broth to the drippings to measure 2 cups.
- In a small saucepan, combine flour and reserved fat until smooth. Gradually stir in the drippings mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Season with salt and white pepper to taste.
Nutrition Facts1/4 cup: 45 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 127mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
Nov 12, 2016
I haven't made it yet. It sounds tasty, but I'm at a loss to why someone would even think to giving a turkey gravy recipe for only 2 cups. That would only be enough for maybe 3 or 4 people, and if you only had 4 people, you most likely wouldn't be making a turkey. I know I can double or triple the recipe; just saying.
Nov 12, 2015
Oct 14, 2014
Second time making this yesterday; I cannot think of using any other gravy!
Nov 28, 2013
This is the ONLY way I know how to make gravy!
Nov 4, 2013
#1 secret to making lump free gravy -- add the salt to the flour. You will not have any lumps if you do this.
Feb 6, 2013
Very good recipe, I go to all the time now. The additional tips and tricks on the page I found very helpful. Wish they could be added here.
Dec 15, 2012
Great basic recipe...yummy...family enjoyed it.
Nov 28, 2012
Great base gravy. Came out very rich and flavorful, then again mom's turkey drippings are fantastic to begin with!
Nov 15, 2012
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Nov 25, 2010
A nice simple, but tasty, gravy. It's like the kind my grandmother always made.
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