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Easy Turkey Gravy Recipe

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easy-turkey-gravy-recipeWhen cooking a large meal, such as Thanksgiving dinner, I try to find as many shortcuts as possible. One that works well and is just as delicious as starting from scratch, is turkey gravy made with a packaged dry seasoning mix.

I use turkey gravy mix and add chicken broth, dry white wine or dry vermouth, and finish it off with butter to enhance the flavors and give the gravy a homemade touch. Quick and easy is the way to go!

Ingredients:

Serves: 8

  • 2 packages gravy mix (Knorrs Turkey Gravy Mix)
  • 2 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 3 tbs dry white wine (or dry vermouth)
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter

Directions:

Makes 2 ½ cups gravy

  1. Remove turkey from roasting pan. Pour off all the fat, retaining all browned bits.
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  2. Set pan over medium heat and pour in 2 cups chicken broth and 2 packages of gravy mix.
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  3. Mix into a smooth paste and continue cooking for several minutes.
  4. Season to taste with dry white wine and heat for several minutes.
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  5. Strain into gravy boat, stir in 1 tablespoon of butter and serve with turkey.
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Note: Gravy can be kept warm on simmer until ready to serve. If gravy becomes too thick add more broth. If gravy is too thin, add Wondra Flour to thicken.

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