What Is a Quick and Easy Gravy Recipe?


Quick Answer

Cooking Light offers a quick and easy gravy recipe. It only requires chicken broth, flour, butter, poultry seasoning, and salt and pepper. The Food Network and Real Simple also feature easy gravy recipes.

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What Is a Quick and Easy Gravy Recipe?
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To make Quick Gravy, melt 1 tablespoon of butter at medium heat in a saucepan, then stir in 2 tablespoons of all-purpose flour, 1/4 teaspoon of poultry seasoning, 1/8 teaspoon of salt and 1/8 teaspoon of pepper. Whisk in 1 cup of chicken broth, and cook the gravy for two more minutes before removing it from the heat and serving.

The Food Network also provides a quick and easy recipe that uses turkey drippings. Skim the fat from the top of the drippings, and reserve 1/2 cup. Place the 1/2 cup in a saucepan with 1/2 cup of flour, and cook at medium heat. As it melts, add 8 cups of chicken broth, bring everything to a boil, and reduce the gravy to a simmer. Continue cooking the gravy for 10 minutes, and season with salt and pepper.

Another way to make easy, thick gravy is to boil turkey juices and 4 cups of chicken broth in a saucepan. Slowly stir in a mixture made of 1/4 cup of cold water and 1/4 cup of cornstarch. Cook the gravy for another minute until it thickens, then season with salt and pepper, and remove from the heat.

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