Foolproof Gravy

Enhance the flavor of your dish with this gravy made from turkey drippings – a perfect accompaniment to any meal that's ready in 15 minutes.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

1/2
cup turkey drippings (fat and juices from roasted turkey)
1/2
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
3
cups liquid (juices from roasted turkey or chicken broth)
Browning sauce, if desired
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper

  • 1 Pour drippings from roasting pan into bowl, leaving brown particles in pan. Return 1/2 cup drippings to roasting pan. Stir in flour with wire whisk. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is smooth and bubbly. Remove from heat.
  • 2 Stir in liquid. heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Stir in a few drops of browning sauce. Stir in salt and pepper. Strain if desired.

Expert Tips

The trick to smooth, creamy gravy is to use a wire whisk when adding the flour to the drippings. Beat the drippings rapidly with the whisk while adding the flour, and you won't get lumps.

For added flavor, use vegetable cooking water, tomato juice, vegetable juice or wine as part of the liquid.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
65
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
400mg
400%;
Total Carbohydrate
4g
4%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
Carbohydrate Choices:
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.