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Make Ahead Dripless Gravy

An easy and creamy make ahead gravy that can be adapted for vegetarians.
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Thanksgiving
Servings: 8


  • 1/4 C unsalted butter
  • 1/4 C all purpose flour
  • 2 C chicken broth or vegetable broth for a vegetarian option
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper


  • In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Whisk in flour to melted butter. Add broth, stirring frequently with a wooden spoon. When mixture begins to bubble, cook 1 minute longer. Remove from heat, stir in seasonings. Serve immediately or transfer to a clean bowl, cooling for 5-10 minutes before covering with plastic wrap pressed to the service. Keep stored in refrigerator for up to several days. Warm as needed prior to serving.


Yields 8: 1/4 cup servings.
Better Homes and Gardens magazine