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Grandma’s Turkey Gravy

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.
  • Makes
    2 cups


  • 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


  • Pour drippings into a 2-cup measuring cup. Skim fat, reserving 1/4 cup. Add enough broth to the drippings to measure 2 cups.
  • 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.

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  • justmbeth
    Feb 26, 2018

    Great turkey gravy recipe. Came out perfect.

  • Me-mama
    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

  • StoneyLake
    Nov 30, 2013

    Easy, fast and tasty

  • katlaydee3
    Nov 22, 2012

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