Easy Turkey Gravy

Easy Turkey Gravy
Mark Boughton Photography / styling: Teresa Blackburn
  • Yield: 12 servings

If you don’t have enough turkey juices, add reduced-sodium chicken broth to make 5 cups. This gravy is simple and plain and invites improvisation. I sometimes add herbs, wine or juice.


1/2cup unsalted butter
1/2cup flour
5cups turkey juices


  1. Melt butter in a heavy-bottom saucepan.
  2. Stir in flour and whisk until smooth.  Cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Whisk in turkey juices and return to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer 5 minutes. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary with salt, pepper or your favorite fresh herbs. Serve right away. Makes 5 cups.
—Recipe by Relish Cooking Show Chef Brian Morris