Old-fashioned white gravy that uses mainly household items and goes great with biscuits, salmon patties, mashed or other potatoes, eggs, fried bologna or sausage, or your choice of good Southern food. Gravy will thicken further as it cools. Whisk in additional milk to thin as desired.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
8 mins
total:
13 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
1 1/2 cups
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine 3/4 cup milk, flour, beef bouillon, salt, and pepper in a container with a lid. Cover and shake until well mixed.

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  • Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Pour in flour mixture carefully; whisk until smooth. Whisk in the remaining 3/4 cup milk. Cook, whisking constantly, until thickened and bubbly, 8 to 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

99 calories; protein 3.7g 7% DV; carbohydrates 9g 3% DV; fat 5.4g 8% DV; cholesterol 7.3mg 2% DV; sodium 402.4mg 16% DV. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (5)

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Rating: 4 stars
05/30/2020
I was looking for a quick gravy recipe and this was perfect! I added a bit more seasoning to taste. Consistency came out perfect. Read More
7 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
03/19/2020
Very simple and easy...I did add another bouillon cube and some FORWARD seasoning to help with the bland. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
05/30/2020
I was looking for a quick gravy recipe and this was perfect! I added a bit more seasoning to taste. Consistency came out perfect. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
11/18/2020
It's so simple I nearly cried when my wife comes home starving and dips her finger in the gravy and makes the most joyous yummy sound, "YUMMY! I did add 2 Tablespoons more of the frying oil and more crunchies from the straining screen. I added a full teaspoon of salt. I used restaurant-quality ground black pepper (thicker peppercorn crumbles. I gotta say this was so simple I laughed with joy. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/16/2020
It's funny how you can make something like this for years and never realize there's a better, easier way! I love this recipe. Thank you so much for sharing it! We added a bit more seasoning to our own taste and we used butter in place of the oil. This is going to be a staple! Read More
Rating: 4 stars
06/20/2018
This was simple and turned out good. I think it could have used a little more bouillon and it definitely needed more black pepper. Easy fix. Thanks for sharing! Read More
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