How to Make Homemade Gravy Recipes (Turkey and Chicken)

How to Make Homemade Gravy Recipes (Turkey and Chicken)

Learn how to make homemade gravy recipes for turkey and chicken. These low calorie recipes are packed full of flavor and very easy to make.

We were able to cut 100’s of calories in this low calorie gravy recipe, so you can enjoy 1/4 cup for just 24 calories!

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.

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

Learn how to make homemade gravy recipes for both turkey and chicken, with out without drippings, and for only 24 calories…

How to Make Homemade Gravy Recipes

Learning how to make gravy seams difficult, but with these easy to follow directions, you’ll be making the best gravy recipe, impressing all you guests. And completing the task easily and quickly.

This article will teach you how to make gravy from scratch. It’s great for both chicken or turkey, and you can choose to make the graving from drippings, or skip that step all together.

How to Make Homemade Gravy Recipes (Turkey and Chicken)

This article will teach you how to make a gravy recipe homemade. You can make these gravy recipes for turkey, or make the gravy recipes for chicken…

Here’s What You’ll Find in this Article:

  • Ingredients in Homemade Gravy Recipes (shopping list!)
  • How to Make Gravy from Scratch
  • Homemade Gravy Recipes (recipe card!)
  • Nutrition and Calories in Homemade Gravy Recipes

Everything you need for making gravy will be covered in this easy to follow recipe. Plus, this gravy homemade article will supply you with a shopping list, a printable recipe card and more.

Up next, the ingredients of gravy recipes… And in a shopping list form so you can screenshot on your phone!

Ingredients in Homemade Gravy Recipes

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

I recommend taking a photo of the ingredients for turkey or chicken gravy recipe with your phone, so that you have the shopping list at your fingertips the next time you go shopping.

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 Homemade Gravy Recipes:

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

Now that you have the shopping list for homemade gravy, let’s move onto how do you make gravy from scratch.

Up next… How to make gravy from drippings, or without them. You get to choose!

How to Make Gravy from Scratch

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). We start 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 Homemade Gravy Recipes (Turkey and Chicken)

Below you will find the directions on how to make homemade gravy recipes… You can also find these directions in the recipe card below, along with the measurements and nutrition.

How to Make Gravy From Scratch:

  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.

Now that we have discussed how to make homemade gravy recipes, let’s move onto the handy recipe card.

This sharable recipe card will double or triple the homemade gravy recipe with a click of the button… it does the math for you!

Homemade Gravy Recipes (Turkey and Chicken)

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!

Make sure to check out the “What To Read Next” section and the “Nutritional Label” sections below for low calorie mashed potatoes and calories in homemade gravy.

How to Make Homemade Gravy Recipes (Turkey and Chicken)

How to Make Homemade Gravy Recipes (Turkey and 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 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
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
  • 1/8 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 gravy, holiday, holiday meal, Side Dish
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Up next… how many calories are in homemade gravy…

Nutrition and Calories in Homemade Gravy Recipes

Not all gravy recipes are as low in calories as this one. So if you are looking to cut calories, make sure to try out the low calorie homemade gravy recipe in the card above!

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