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CLASSIC GRAVY

Beef, Chicken or Turkey


Active Time : 20 minutes
Total Time : 40 minutes
Serves : about 2-2 1/2 cups

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves smashed
  • 3 1/2 cups beef or chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch
  • 2 tablespoons pan drippings from chicken, turkey or beef roast

DIRECTIONS

In medium saucepan, melt 1 tablespoon butter over medium-high heat. Add celery, onions and garlic; salt and pepper to taste. Sauté until golden brown (about 10 minutes).

Add broth; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduced heat and simmer 20 minutes. Strain broth; discard vegetables. Return broth to pan.

In small bowl, whisk water and cornstarch together. Add to broth with pan drippings, whisking until smooth.

Cook, whisking constantly, until gravy comes to a boil; boil and whisk 1 minute. Salt and pepper to taste.