Make Ahead Turkey Gravy Recipe

This make-ahead turkey gravy recipe is a must for a low-stress Thanksgiving and Christmas!

This homemade, no-drippings gravy is easy, delicious, and made with 5 ingredients!

– Salted butter – Kosher salt – Ground black pepper – All-purpose flour


Make a roux


Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat.

Sprinkle with salt and pepper and slowly whisk in flour. Cook until the flour is fully incorporated into the butter and gravy is your preferred color.


Once that stage is reached, constantly whisking, slowly pour in the turkey stock, and cook until the gravy is thickened.


Add stock

Serve, store, or freeze


Remove from the heat and serve immediately or cool, pour into an airtight container and store or freeze.

If serving from made-ahead turkey gravy, reheat in a medium saucepan until warmed throughout. If the gravy is too thick, add more stock until it reaches the desired consistency.


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