Mouthwatering Gravy Recipes

You'll have one more reason to give thanks after you douse your Thanksgiving meal in any one of these savory gravies.

October 11, 2021

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Homemade Gravy

Ina Garten's pan gravy starts out with butter, onions and flour, and then she adds turkey drippings and chicken stock, plus Cognac, wine and a little heavy cream for richness.

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Best Gravy Ever

Alton Brown makes turkey gravy in the roasting pan while the turkey rests.

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Roasted Turkey Gravy

Tyler Florence makes extra-flavorful gravy by roasting a turkey wing with vegetables and herbs. He removes the wing, then adds flour to the turkey fat and juices, and simmers the mixture with stock.

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Vegetarian Gravy

Use ingredients high in umami — the fifth taste, after sweet, sour, salty and bitter — to create a super-savory gravy for veggie lovers.

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Vegan Gravy

Umami is the Japanese name for savoriness, an essential characteristic of foods, like sweetness or saltiness. Use vegetables high in glutamate, an amino acid that plays an important part in umami, and give them a quick char before simmering them down to a rich, flavorful stock used for gravy even a meat-eater will enjoy.

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Brown Gravy

No drippings are needed for this very simple and super quick homemade brown gravy. You'll never use packet gravy again.

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Mushroom Gravy

Take your turkey in a whole new direction this Thanksgiving with this wine-and-mushroom gravy. It's a breeze to make and comes together in just a few minutes.

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Classic Gravy

The secret ingredient to perfectly balanced flavor in your homemade gravy? White wine!

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Instant Pot Turkey Gravy

Using your multicooker guarantees deep flavor for this turkey stock and make-ahead gravy.

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Basic Gravy

Aromatic vegetables, fresh herbs and white wine work together to give this simple gravy a flavor that perfectly complements roast turkey.

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Make-Ahead Turkey Gravy

Katie’s gravy can be made ahead of time by swapping out the turkey drippings. A blend of chicken stock, seasoning, and Worcestershire sauce has a robust flavor that will work just as well — so you don’t need to wait for the turkey to finish roasting.

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Basic Gravy

This is sure to become your new go-to recipe. It's easy enough for cooks of all skill levels to make — and tastes incredible.

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Classic Gravy

Gravy can make or break your holiday meal. That’s why Ree makes sure hers is extra tast — flavored with turkey drippings and the giblets.

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