How To Make Gravy- Turkey Gravy

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Apr. 22, 2015

Learn to make gravy for the holidays with this turkey gravy recipe! It's super yummy and it will complete your Thanksgiving or Christmas feast. Start with homemade stock, make a roux and add your giblets and a splash of sherry for the best turkey gravy.


Turkey stock/Chicken stock 1 Quart
Bay leaf 1
Thyme 1/2 Teaspoon
Sherry/White wine /apple cider 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Turkey giblets/Chicken giblets 1 , halved (heart and gizzards)
Pan drippings 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (add butter to make up the difference)
Shallot 1 , diced
Flour 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)



In a saucepan, combine stock, bay leaf, thyme, sherry and giblets. Bring the ingredients to boil.

Reduce the heat, cover with lid and simmer for 30 minutes until giblets are cooked. Turn off heat and set aside.

In a roasting pan, heat drippings and add butter. Saute shallots in it for about 90 seconds.

Add flour and cook the roux for 1 minute.

Gradually add stock and roux. Whisk until smooth and bring the ingredients to simmer. Add giblets and allow the gravy to simmer for 5 minutes.



Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 337Calories from Fat 241

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g41.5%

Saturated Fat 12 g60%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 743 mg30.96%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.3%

Dietary Fiber %


Protein 5 g10%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet