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Gravy in a bowl with a spoon in the bowl

The Perfect 5 Minute Gravy Recipe

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 30 Servings
Calories 291kcal


  • 1/2 cup Butter or Fat from drippings
  • 1/2 cup Flour
  • 1 qt Drippings


  • Divide the fat from meat drippings. If you have a fat separator, it will come in handy.
    Dripping from the turkey
  • In a deep skillet, place butter/fat and bring it to a simmering temperature.
    fat drippings in a pot
  • Slowly whisk flour into the melted butter/fat, continue whisking until everything is well combined. Cook mixture for about 2 minutes.
    Flour being whisked into the butter/fat
  • To the mixture, whisk in drippings in small portions, each time continue whisking until the texture turns smooth. Bring it to a simmer and remove form the heat.
    Gravy mixture in a pot with a whisk
  • Serve gravy while hot, it does reheat well. Keep refrigerated until serving.
    Gravy in a bowl with a spoon in the bowl


Calories: 291kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 47mg | Potassium: 2mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Iron: 0.1mg