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Turkey gravy being poured over sliced turkey breast.

Turkey Gravy

This is the best turkey gravy you'll ever have - it's smooth, creamy and full of savory flavors. Homemade gravy is a must have for any holiday meal, and my version is so simple to make. 
Course Sauce
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 95kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 cups turkey drippings fat separated out
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken or turkey broth
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley


  • Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add the flour and whisk to combine. Cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  • Slowly pour in the drippings and the broth, whisking constantly.
  • Bring the gravy to a simmer. Cook for 3-4 minutes or until thickened.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Pour the gravy into a pitcher or gravy boat. Top with parsley, then serve.



Calories: 95kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 82mg | Potassium: 48mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 236IU | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 1mg