Turkey Gravy

A great complement to any turkey, these gravy recipes go from classic to distinct with fruit, vegetables, wine, and spices that help ordinary gravy become extraordinary.

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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.

Simple Homemade Apple Herb Turkey Gravy

The Food Channel

This gravy develops a rich flavor and color from caramelized onions and a natural roasted turkey stock.

How to Make Home-style Turkey Gravy

Turkey? Check. Mashed potatoes?

Roast Turkey with Sweet Onion Jam

Better Homes and Gardens

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

Pear-Glazed Roast Turkey

Heart-Healthy Living

This turkey needs no stuffing. The fruit glaze enhances the color of the roasted bird and adds flavor to the drippings. Try it for your holiday meal.

McCormick® Perfect Turkey Gravy


Make this rich, smooth homemade turkey gravy in minutes.

Total: 15 mins

Thyme Cream Turkey Gravy

The Food Channel

Well, you can't have Thanksgiving Dinner without gravy, and this savory recipe makes for a truly delicious one--worthy of your turkey and mashed potatoes. Perhaps best of all, you can make it ahead to make Thanksgiving prep a bit less hectic.

Total: 45 mins

Brown Sugar Glazed Turkey

Ladies' Home Journal
Total: 5 hrs

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.

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.

Lemon Herb Salted Turkey and Golden Roasted Turkey Stock

The Food Channel

This is a fairly simple process that guarantees flavorful, hot, juicy turkey breast, and gold roasted turkey stock for gravy and stuffing. Most importantly, you'll experience a stress free holiday meal.

Madeira Gravy

Fine Cooking Magazine

This gravy pairs wonderfully with Cornbread Stuffing.

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.

Total: 3 hrs 35 mins

Cider Gravy


Make this low-fat gravy in the roasting pan while the turkey rests. Apple cider adds rich fall flavor.

Total: 20 mins
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