Turkey Gravy

Don't forget the gravy when you're planning your Thanksgiving turkey and trimmings. Whether you choose a rich pan gravy or something with a twist, like our Maple-Tarragon Glazed Turkey with Orange Gravy, our turkey gravy recipes will help you come up with the perfect sauce for your Thanksgiving bird.

How to Make Turkey Gravy

Gravy may not make or break the turkey dinner at Thanksgiving or Christmas, but there's no doubt a boatful of rich, flavorful gravy to pour over the turkey, dressing and potatoes is really the finishing touch. And despite all the intimidating talk about perfect gravy being an art form, learning how to make turkey gravy is really quite simple.

Orange- and Herb-Roasted Turkey

Better Homes and Gardens

This roasted turkey has winter-fresh orange flavor to serve at Thanksgiving of anytime. Serve the bird, surrounded with candied fruits, on a platter.

Cider-Brined Turkey with Roasted Apples

Midwest Living

Glazed apples and cider-brined turkey unite in this fall-friendly feast. Use the delicious drippings to make a tangy apple gravy.

Vegetable-Puree Gravy

Better Homes and Gardens

Make the wine-flavored gravy extra delicious: Scrape up flavorful browned bits from the roasting pan and use some of the drippings. Stir together the cornstarch and chilled wine until smooth before adding to the liquids in the roasting pan.

Total: 15 mins

Home-Style Gravy

Better Homes and Gardens

Although these directions are for roast turkey, you can use beef broth and the drippings from roast beef to make beef gravy.

Total: 10 mins

Maple-Tarragon Glazed Turkey with Orange Gravy

Better Homes and Gardens

Fresh tarragon and fruit season the glazed turkey in this recipe, which is nice for Thanksgiving or any time.

Roast Turkey with Onion Jam

Better Homes and Gardens

The sweet-savory jam forms a crust on the turkey as it roasts in this dinner recipe.

Herbed Turkey Gravy

Diabetic Living

Roasting a turkey or chicken for the holidays? Set aside the drippings to make this low-fat, low-calorie gravy.

Cider-Glazed Turkey

Better Homes and Gardens

Roasted apples surround this golden brown Thanksgiving turkey, making for an astounding flavor combination.

Braised Turkey Legs with Pan Gravy

Better Homes and Gardens

Our Classic Roast Turkey

Better Homes and Gardens

Turkey Pan Gravy

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 15 mins

Walnut and Sage Pesto Turkey Breast

Better Homes and Gardens

This Thanksgiving, roast two or more turkey breast halves. They're readily available, easy to prepare, and perfect for a small gathering.

Roasted Willie Bird Turkey Breast

Better Homes and Gardens

Justin's Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Turkey

Better Homes and Gardens

This sumptuous recipe, created by Justin Wangler, chef of Kendall-Jackson Winery, will save time on Thanksgiving. Cook the turkey breast and legs separately for best results. Braising the legs keeps them moist and creates a wonderful stock for gravy.

Cilantro-Lemon Marinated Turkey

Better Homes and Gardens

Try turkey breast flavored with citrus and cilantro for a tasty variation of the traditional bird.

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