Ready Gravy Mix

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


3/4 cup

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023
This dry gravy mix keeps up to six 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


  • 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


  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.

Gravy Mix Tips

What are some variations of this homemade gravy mix?

To make different versions of this simple gravy mix, try adding other seasonings and herbs. Experiment with herbs de Provence, garlic powder and onion powder.

How do you serve this gravy mix?

Keep this dry gravy mix in the cupboard so you'll always be ready to cook it up and serve it with your favorite gravy-soaked dishes, perfect for both special occasions and Sunday dinner alike. Try it over roast beef, atop drop biscuits or drizzled on your favorite Thanksgiving turkey recipes.

Christina Herbst, Taste of Home Assistant Digital Editor