Gravy 101: Perfect Gravy
Does your gravy need a little help? Our step-by-step solution gives you smooth gravy every time.
Preparation: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes
Drippings from cooked turkey
Cool water or 25% less sodium chicken broth
1/4 cup flour
Just Follow Our Simple Steps:
1. POUR drippings (juice and fat) from roasting pan carefully into a heatproof measuring cup or fat separator. Let stand until fat rises to the top.
2. 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.
3. GRADUALLY add flour to drippings mixture, stirring constantly with wire whisk until well blended.
4. RETURN drippings mixture to roasting pan over two burners. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 5 to 10 min. or until slightly thickened, stirring frequently.
5. SEASON to taste with pepper, stirring lightly with whisk.
6. POUR or spoon gravy into gravy boat to serve.
Makes 2 cups or 16 servings, 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) each.