The beauty of this recipe is that you can make it a day ahead; heat it back up on simmer in a saucepan and not have to be scrambling to make the gravy from the drippings at the last ditch minute. This can be used for poultry or beef gravy.more
Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
Tbsp. all purpose flour
cups chicken, turkey or beef broth
spices to taste such as salt, pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, thyme, paprika, and even cayenne powder or Tabasco sauce.
Melt butter with olive oil over medium heat in a medium saucepan, whisk in flour and stir until light brown. Turn heat to medium high, gradually whisk in broth and bring to a boil, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to low, add spices to taste and simmer 5 minutes, or until thickened to your liking.