25 Best Gravy Recipes

Brown Gravy

Brown Gravy
3.4

Gravy isn't confined just to carnivores — try this vegan recipe based on soy sauce, nutritional yeast, and vegetable broth. It's quick, easy, and delicious ...


By Lindsay S. Nixon

Portobello Gravy

Portobello Gravy

Looking for a vegetarian Thanksgiving gravy recipe? Then try this rich, earthy gravy, which can be made with fresh shiitakes as well as portobellos. Leave ...


By Recipe Rehab

Mushroom Gravy

Mushroom Gravy

This mushroom gravy recipe is perfect for Thanksgiving. It is simple to make and different than your ordinary gravy. 


By Patricia Stagich

Roast Turkey with Pan Gravy

Roast Turkey with Pan Gravy
3

The secret to this exceptional bird is an old-fashioned, inexpensive, enameled metal oval roaster with a lid, found in most supermarkets. It simultaneously ...


By Gourmet

Chardonnay Gravy Recipe

Chardonnay Gravy Recipe

Perfect when served with the Grill-Roasted Herbed Turkey.Adapted from "The Winemaker Cooks," by Christine Hanna.


By Christine Hanna

Vegan Mushroom Gravy

Vegan Mushroom Gravy
4.4

This vegan gravy goes well with our Pretzel- and Cashew-Crusted Tofu, but feel free to experiment and try it on other protein mains as well, or maybe just ...


By Vicky Cohen and Ruth Fox

Turkey Breast with Gravy

Turkey Breast with Gravy

Sometimes you don't need to roast the whole bird, and the breast can be more than just enough. The breast in this recipe gets a good brine treatment so that ...


By Food Network

Basic Giblet Gravy Recipe

Basic Giblet Gravy Recipe
4.25

If the broth and giblets were prepared in advance, bring them to room temperature before making the gravy.  If you’re using a brined turkey, please taste ...


By Linda Zimmerman

Roast Turkey with Giblet Gravy

Roast Turkey with Giblet Gravy
5

Order your turkey far enough in advance to make sure you get a fresh, rather than frozen, bird. Buy it from someone whom you trust, as lying about whether a ...


By Meat - A Kitchen Education Cookbook

Low-Sodium Lentil Mushroom Gravy

Low-Sodium Lentil Mushroom Gravy

Creamy, earthy, and quick to make, this lentil mushroom gravy is a great — and healthier — substitute for the common salt-riddled gravies we like to douse ...


By Sodium Girl

The Daily Meal's KFC Gravy

The Daily Meal's KFC Gravy
3.5

Taking the foundations of the KFC recipe to heart, we added some natural ingredients to our recipe to create a flavorful gravy that was as close to the real ...


By Anne Dolce

Pear Gravy Recipe

Pear Gravy Recipe
3.35

Here’s an easy and delicious variation on traditional gravy. Pear juice adds some fruitiness while rum adds complexity.Click here to see The Ultimate ...


By Mark Gaier and Clark Fraisier

Sausage and Gravy Fries

Sausage and Gravy Fries

Everyone loves creamy, savory sausage gravy spooned over a doughy biscuit, and we think that they might like it even more when it’s doused all over crispy, ...


By Anne Dolce

Easy Pan Gravy

Easy Pan Gravy

I'm a “gravy” girl. It all started when I was little girl and I was dipping Italian bread into my Nana’s sauce. Seeing as I don't eat a lot of bread these ...


By Cindy's Table

Spicy Biscuits and Gravy

Spicy Biscuits and Gravy

This southern style breakfast will fill you up fast, but savor each bite! It's a great way to start your morning. 


By Lauren Gordon

The Little Owl's Gravy Meatball Sliders Recipe

The Little Owl's Gravy Meatball Sliders Recipe
4.65

These iconic meatball sliders have made this notoriously difficult to-get-into West Village restaurant famous. (The fact that The Little Owl is in the ...


By Joey Campanaro

Turkey Burger with Red Curry Gravy

Turkey Burger with Red Curry Gravy

People are always saying turkey burgers are bland, but this recipe from chef Raymond Mohan at The Highliner in New York City proves that with a little extra ...


By Raymond Mohan

Vegan Vine Red Wine Mushroom Gravy

Vegan Vine Red Wine Mushroom Gravy

This delicious seasonal vegan recipe is from Brenda LaChance Murphy, a gourmet cook who has been entertaining for decades. As a co-owner of Clos LaChance ...


By Elyse Cromer

Maria Lynn's Peruvian-Style Roasted Turkey with Pisco Gravy Recipe

Maria Lynn's Peruvian-Style Roasted Turkey with Pisco Gravy Recipe
5

For the holidays in Peru, in my family it is tradition to eat a roasted turkey, marinated with herbs, garlic and aji peppers; roasted pork shoulder or ...


By Maria Lynn

Grill-Roasted Herbed Turkey with Chardonnay Gravy Recipe

Grill-Roasted Herbed Turkey with Chardonnay Gravy Recipe

Cooking your Thanksgiving turkey on the grill in a roasting pan saves your precious oven space for other dishes. Instead of stuffing the bird with the ...


By Christine Hanna

Turkey Giblet Broth for Flavorful Giblet Gravy Recipe

 Turkey Giblet Broth for Flavorful Giblet Gravy Recipe

This Turkey Giblet Broth is part of the recipe for Basic Giblet Gravy and is quite simple to make and delicious to use. It can be prepared a day in advance ...


By Linda Zimmerman

Roast Turkey with Sticky Rice and Hoisin Gravy Recipe

Roast Turkey with Sticky Rice and Hoisin Gravy Recipe

Here's an Asian-influenced twist on a traditional Thanksgiving turkey centerpiece, courtesy of chef Anita Lo.Click here to see The Ultimate Thanksgiving ...


By Anita Lo

Chicken-Fried Steak with Cream Gravy

Chicken-Fried Steak with Cream Gravy
4

Goodbye beef, hello chicken! This is good, really good. After three days of cooking flour- and crumb-coated chicken breasts in every conceivable (healthy) ...


By Marlene Koch

Cider-Glazed Turkey with Lager Gravy Recipe

Cider-Glazed Turkey with Lager Gravy Recipe

Here’s an easy turkey recipe packed with flavor. You can start the lager gravy after you throw the bird in the oven, and the gravy should be done around the ...


By ashtonkeefe

“Never Fail” Roast Turkey with Shallot Pan Gravy Recipe

“Never Fail” Roast Turkey with Shallot Pan Gravy Recipe
4

This is one of my favorite recipes for roasting a big, plump turkey. As the name implies, it’s always a winner. The secret to its success is twofold. First, ...


By Betty Rosbottom

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What is Gravy?

Gravy is a sauce made from the rendered fat and juices of an animal thickened with flour or cornstarch. Commonly, some of the fat is skimmed off before thickening. The thickener may be included in a proprietary gravy powder, which includes caramel (burnt sugar) to colour it brown, and salt. Colour may also be added as "browning", a caramel solution in water. Gravy can be flavoured with herbs and seasonings or a proprietary meat stock may be added. Poultry gravy is usually lighter in colour ...

Gravy Shopping Tip

Instead of buying stock in a box for your gravy, try buying bones from the butcher to use as the base in your own.

Gravy Cooking Tip

If gravy has a chalky taste, the flour may not be cooked long enough – make sure to whisk flour until it is a deep golden color and smells nutty before adding liquid.