Turkey Gravy with Fresh Thyme

Turkey Gravy with Fresh Thyme

Serves 8 to 10

Keep this recipe by your side and the idea of making gravy won't ever strike fear in you again. Simply save the pan drippings from your roasted turkey to flavor this classic, thyme-infused gravy.

Ingredients: 
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 4 cups chicken or turkey stock
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • Pan drippings from roast turkey
  • Sea salt, to taste
  • Ground pepper, to taste
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Method: 

Make a roux by melting butter in a heavy-bottomed saucepan, stir in flour and cook, stir occasionally, for 4 to 5 minutes. Set aside.

In a saucepan bring stock, thyme sprigs and pan drippings to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer. Whisk roux into simmering stock, being careful to stir out any lumps. Over low heat, cook gravy about 10 minutes until it has reached desired thickness. Season with sea salt and pepper to taste, strain and serve.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:180 calories (140 from fat), 15g total fat, 8g saturated fat, 30mg cholesterol, 200mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (0g dietary fiber, 2g sugar), 3g protein
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