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Turkey Gravy

This easy turkey gravy recipe is the classic version you probably grew up eating every Thanksgiving! Simple and full of flavor!
Cook Time5 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gravy, thanksgiving, turkey gravy


  • Turkey drippings
  • 3 to 3 1/2 cups chicken broth divided
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • Pour turkey drippings and loosened browned bits from roasting pan into a 4-cup measuring cup. Skim fat, reserving 2 tablespoons. Add enough broth to the drippings to measure 3 cups.
  • In a large saucepan, whisk flour, 3/4 cup broth and reserved fat until smooth. pepper; gradually whisk in the drippings mixture. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; cook and stir for 2-3 minutes or until thickened.