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  Fat 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (from roasted meat or poultry)
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

1. Tip the roasting pan enough to let drippings flow into one corner. As fat rises to top, pour off into a bowl, but leave juices and brown bits in pan.
2. Measure 1/4 cup fat back into pan; blend in flour; cook, stirring constantly, just until bubbly.
3. Stir in water; continue cooking and stirring, scraping the baked-on juices from bottom and sides of the pan, until gravy thickens and bubbles 3 minutes. Taste and season with salt and pepper; stir in a little bottled gravy coloring, if you wish.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 594 Calories from Fat 482

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 53 g82.3%

Saturated Fat 15.9 g79.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 45.3 mg15.1%

Sodium 397 mg16.5%

Total Carbohydrates 24 g8%

Dietary Fiber 0.88 g3.5%

Sugars 0.1 g

Protein 3 g6.5%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 0.5% Iron 8.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Basic Gravy Recipe