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Make Ahead Turkey Gravy:Thanksgiving

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Category: Dinner Party, Main Dish, Chicken

 Ingredients List

  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 4 shallots, fine dice
  • 1 heaping Tbsp finely chopped rosemary
  • 6 Tbsp butter
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 8 cups turkey broth (you can use chicken if you can”™t find turkey)
  • 1 Tbsp gravy master


1. {1/2 ”“ 3/4 cup turkey drippings day of-oil separated and discarded}In a large saucepan, over low heat, add the olive oil, rosemary and shallots.

2. Sauté until softened, season lightly with salt and pepper. Then add the butter and melt.Whisk in the flour until well combined and smooth, cook for a minute or two.

3. Add in the broth slowly, continually whisking to prevent lumps, until well combined. Stir in the gravy master. Raise the heat to medium and allow the gray to come to a boil then reduce the heat back down to low and simmer for 10 minutes or until thickened. Stir occasionally.

4. Cool completely before freezing or refrigerating. On the day of thanksgiving warm the gravy and add in 1/2 ”“ 3/4 cup of the turkey drippings, with as much of the natural oil removed.

5. Allow to simmer for another 5-10 minutes. Taste for salt and pepper

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