Make homemade gravy from turkey drippings and more with our video. You'll never buy gravy again after trying our Perfect Gravy recipe for homemade gravy!
What You Need
Original recipe yields 16 servings
drippings from cooked turkey
Cool water or fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
1/4 cup flour
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Let's Make It
Pour drippings (juice and fat) from roasting pan carefully into heatproof measuring cup or fat separator. Let stand until fat rises to the top.
Remove 1/4 cup of the fat; return to roasting pan. Discard any remaining fat. Add enough water or broth to remaining drippings to measure 2 cups.
Gradually add flour to drippings mixture; stirring constantly with wire whisk until well blended.
Return drippings mixture to roasting pan over two burners. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 5 to 10 min. or until slightly thickened, stirring frequently.
Season to taste with pepper; stirring lightly with wire whisk.
Stir gravy with a wire whisk or wooden spoon. If using a roasting pan to make gravy, a flat whisk or a flat edge wooden spatula allows you to reach the corners of the roasting pan easier.
Stir in 1 to 2 tsp. MAXWELL HOUSE Instant Coffee along with the salt and pepper to enhance the flavor and color of the gravy.
Perfect Meat Gravy
Substitute drippings from cooked meat for turkey and beef broth for chicken broth.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g
Saturated Fat 1.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 2g
Dietary Fiber 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Makes 2 cups or 16 servings, 2 Tbsp. each.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.