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Brown Gravy
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Brown Gravy

Rich and silky, and perfect for slathering over everything on your dinner plate. Brown gravy is a versatile classic for a reason!
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 138kcal


  • ¼ cup Roasted Beef Drippings (other meats can be used as well, or butter)
  • ¼ cup Flour
  • 2 cups Reserved Beef Juices (or substitute beef broth/stock)
  • Salt and Pepper to taste


  • Heat fat in a pan over low heat and sprinkle in flour. Cook for approximately 4 minutes, or until flour begins to turn golden brown. Stir continually to prevent burning.
  • Starting with a few splashes at a time, slowly add beef juices to the pan, whisking to incorporate before more juice is added. Lumps will form in the gravy if too much liquid is added at once.
  • Simmer gravy for 2 minutes, or until it reaches your desired consistency. It will thicken as it simmers.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste,
  • If desired, additional flavorings can be added with the meat juices. 1 teaspoon of Worcestershire or soy sauce, a sprig of fresh rosemary, thyme, or sage, or a quarter teaspoon of garlic or onion powder are all great additions.


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Calories: 138kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 547mg | Potassium: 64mg | Vitamin A: 355IU | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 0.6mg