How Do You Make Beef Gravy Using Beef Broth?

How Do You Make Beef Gravy Using Beef Broth?

How Do You Make Beef Gravy Using Beef Broth?

Emeril Lagasse and Campbell's have simple and easy-to-follow recipes using beef broth and other seasonings to make beef gravy. Campbell's recipe serves two, while Emeril Lagasse's yields about 2 cups.

To make Emeril Lagasse's beef gravy recipe, melt 3 tablespoons butter in a 1-quart saucepan over medium heat. Add 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour and stir to create a roux. Continue to stir the roux for six to eight minutes, or until the roux turns dark brown. Add 2 tablespoons minced shallots, 1 teaspoon minced garlic and 1/2 teaspoon rough chopped fresh thyme and continue to cook. Stir constantly for one minute, or until shallots and garlic are fragrant. Add 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce and cook for one minute. Add 3 cups beef broth and season with salt and freshly ground pepper. Bring to a boil and simmer for 20 minutes, or until the sauce has reduced and there is no more floury taste.

To make Campbell's beef gravy recipe, pour 1/4 cup roasted meat drippings and 1/4 cup all-purpose flour in a roasting pan. Slowly stir in 1 3/4 cups beef stock and cook over medium heat until the mixture boils. Stir constantly until it thickens to a desired consistently.