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Easy Homemade Gravy

Course: Sauce
Cuisine: European
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 72kcal
Author: Edyta
Forget about buying cans of gravy in your local supermarket for your next Holiday or for a Sunday dinner. This post will teach you how to make a super easy homemade gravy, with or without drippings from meat, poultry or fish. The easy formula of a proper fat to starch to liquid ration, plus some seasonings, will help you make an amazing gravy right at home.
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  • 2 tbsp Butter Unsalted*
  • 2 tbsp Flour** All-purpose
  • 2 cups Broth***
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • Salt or Maggie seasoning to taste (the amount of salt will depend on the saltiness of your broth)


  • Heat up your butter (or drippings or oil) in a skillet on medium-low heat,
  • Add your flour (or corn starch) and mix it with a whisk;
  • Use a room-temperature liquid (chicken broth, beef broth, vegetable broth or pan juices) and add 1/4 cup at the time, vigorously whisking it to avoid any lumps;
  • Continue until all the liquid is incorporated and the sauce is smooth; The more flavorful your liquid the better your gravy;
  • At the end add whatever spices and aromatics that you'd like. Options are not limited, but here is a list of what was used for this gravy recipe: Salt and Pepper, Worcestershire Sauce, Dry Garlic, Maggie seasoning.
  • Serve it with your favorite roast, poultry, fish or vegetables.


Here are the alternatives to fat, starch and liquid.
    • Pan drippings
    • Olive Oil (or other oil of your choosing)
      • Cornstarch
        • Pan juices
        • Turkey stock or broth
        • Beef stock
        • Vegetable broth


Calories: 72kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 535mg | Potassium: 12mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 425IU | Iron: 1mg