Easy Homemade Turkey Gravy

Last Updated on August 26, 2022

If you’ve ever been intimidated by making the holiday gravy, you’ll love these step-by-step instructions.  This simple process uses the pan drippings to make a rich and delicious topping for mashed potatoes and more.

Easy Homemade Turkey Gravy

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Course: Dips / Sauces
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 12 people


  • ½ c ButcherBox Turkey drippings strained
  • 4 oz butter
  • ½ c flour or flour substitute
  • 6 c turkey or chicken stock
  • 1 Tbsp fresh sage chopped
  • 1 Tbsp fresh thyme chopped
  • 1 Tbsp kosher salt
  • 2 tsp ground black pepper


  • Heat turkey stock in small saucepan. Bring to medium simmer.
  • Meanwhile, pour drippings and butter into sauté pan. Place on medium heat until butter has fully melted.
  • Add flour and whisk to combine.
  • Continue whisking for 5 minutes.
  • Add mixture to simmering stock and whisk to combine.
  • Simmer for 5 minutes, or until thickened and creamy.
  • Add herbs, salt and pepper and whisk to combine. Enjoy!
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Yankel Polak is the Head Chef at ButcherBox.