Low Calorie Gravy (Turkey or Chicken)

How to Make Homemade Gravy Recipes (Turkey and Chicken)

This Low Calorie Gravy can be made for your holiday turkey, or for roasted chicken!

You can have 1/4 cup of this healthy gravy for just 24 calories. Plus it’s easy, packed with flavor, and tastes just as amazing as the full fat versions.

How to Make Homemade Gravy Recipes (Turkey and Chicken)

Home made gravy recipes don’t have to be difficult and time consuming. This easy recipe for gravy can be made in just 25 minutes, and with just a handful of ingredients.

I’ve even shared how to make gravy with drippings, and without. So you can make this homemade gravy recipe however you prefer.

Low Calorie Gravy (Turkey or Chicken)

Ingredients in Healthy Gravy

This chicken or turkey gravy recipe is so easy to make, and it calls for just a handful of gravy ingredients.

If you want to make a vegetarian gravy simply swap out the broth for vegetable broth and skip the drippings from the pan.

How to Make Homemade Gravy Recipes (Turkey and Chicken)

You can make this gravy from chicken drippings, turkey drippings, or remove that entire step and just make it with the broth.

Shopping List for Skinny Gravy:

  • Drippings from turkey or chicken (optional)
  • Butter (or fat from degreasing cup)
  • Flour
  • Chicken or turkey broth
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • Pepper

How to Make Low Calorie Gravy

Most gravy recipes use cornstarch for gravy thickening, and it is handy just incase this homemade gravy does not thicken enough for you. But this recipe will show you how to make gravy from flour (or gluten-free flour).

I start this healthy gravy by making a roux, and this is how to make gravy with flour. It’s a traditional method and yields the best flavor (plus no lumps!)

How to Make Healthy Gravy:

  1. Pour the drippings from the chicken or turkey pan into a degreasing cup and set aside. (This step is optional)
  2. Add butter (or fat from degreasing cup) to a large sauce pot and melt over medium heat. Add in the flour and whisk to create a roux. Mix until it browns.
  3. Add in the broth, and 1/4 to 1/2 cup drippings (optional) and cook until thick, about 10 minutes.
  4. Add in the Worcestershire sauce and pepper and mix well.
  5. Serve hot over chicken, turkey, mashed potatoes, etc.

Low Calorie Gravy Recipe

The next time you want to make gravy, try this low calorie, extra easy recipe. At only 24 calories for 1/4 cup, you can enjoy this gravy recipe without guilt, and without blowing your diet!

How to Make Homemade Gravy Recipes (Turkey and Chicken)

Low Calorie Gravy (Turkey or Chicken)

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This homemade gravy recipe is easy and fast. It makes the most amazing gravy, and you can choose to use the drippings for the turkey/chicken or not.
Either way it's the best gravy recipe you've ever made.
Learn how to make homemade gravy recipes for turkey and chicken in this easy to follow, low calorie recipe.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course holiday, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 12 servings
Calories 24 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • Drippings from turkey or chicken optional
  • 1 tablespoon butter or fat from degreasing cup
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 4 cups chicken or turkey broth
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • teaspoon pepper

Instructions
 

  • Pour the drippings from the chicken or turkey pan into a degreasing cup and set aside. (This step is optional)
  • Add butter (or fat from degreasing cup) to a large sauce pot and melt over medium heat. Add in the flour and whisk to create a roux. Mix until it browns.
  • Add in the broth, and 1/4 to 1/2 cup drippings (optional) and cook until thick, about 10 minutes.
  • Add in the Worcestershire sauce and pepper and mix well.
  • Serve hot over chicken, turkey, mashed potatoes, etc.

Nutrition

Calories: 24kcalCarbohydrates: 0.9gProtein: 1.7gFat: 1.4gSaturated Fat: 0.7gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 266mgPotassium: 70mgFiber: 0gSugar: 0.3gCalcium: 4mgIron: 0mg
Keyword chicken gravy, gravy, healthy gravy, holiday, holiday meal, Low Calorie Gravy, Side Dish, turkey gravy
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Nutrition and Calories in Gravy

Low Sodium Tips: Remove the salt from the recipe and add in fresh lemon juice to taste.

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