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Perfect Turkey Gravy


Thick gravy. Quick, easy & sooo good! This perfect turkey gravy recipe can be made with or without drippings from a chicken or turkey. The method is so simple and will take only about 10 minutes from start to finish.

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  • 1/2 cup butter, 1 stick, cut into about 8 pieces
  • 1 teaspoon coarse black pepper, & salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups pan drippings, OR 4 cups chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion


Servings 4
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 20mins
Adapted from


Step 1

Melt butter over medium-low heat, then add chopped onion stirring occasionally, until translucent. Sprinkle in the flour over onion, stir constantly until flour is golden to brown. Whisk in 4 cups of stock or broth until it thickens, salt & pepper to taste. If too thick, add more broth.

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