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Simple Turkey Gravy

Rated as 4.73 out of 5 Stars

"This simple turkey gravy is...wait for it...simple! You don't want to use gravy from a can or from a package when it's this easy and delicious!"
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25 m servings 189
Original recipe yields 16 servings


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  1. Heat fat from turkey drippings in a saucepan over medium-low heat until liquefied, 2 to 3 minutes. Whisk flour into turkey fat until golden, about 5 minutes.
  2. Whisk liquid from turkey drippings and turkey stock into fat-flour mixture; increase heat to medium and cook, whisking continuously, until gravy is smooth and desired consistency, 5 to 10 minutes. Season gravy with pepper.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Chicken stock can be substituted for turkey stock.
  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 189 calories; 19.3 3.1 0.5 20 84 Full nutrition

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Always freek out about making gravy on Thanksgiving. Everything else was ready except the gravy & I went searching for an easy recipe. Saw this, made it , was so easy, everyone loved it!!! Happy...

Yes, it was a simple to make recipe. The family loved it.

This recipe worked a like a magic trick! I'd roasted turkeys before, but never made gravy. My turkey didn't produce the half-cup of fat drippings, so I started with half a cup of butter and h...

Loved this recipe and was pleasantly surprised by how easy delicious gravy is to make.

Easiest gravy recipe I've found!!


Perfect every time I make it.

Super easy and quick and very good!