1After removing beef from pan, scrape all brown particles from pan and pour particles and drippings into bowl or glass measuring cup. Skim 2 tablespoons of fat from the top of the drippings; add fat to 1-quart saucepan. Discard any remaining fat; reserve remaining drippings. Stir flour into fat in saucepan.
2Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture has thickened; remove from heat. Gradually stir in reserved drippings plus enough broth or water to equal 1 cup. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Stir in a few drops browning sauce for darker color. Stir in salt and pepper.