Perfect Gravy for a Crowd

Author: Canadian Living

Our December 2004 issue story, "A Showcase Christmas Dinner," lets you in on some Test Kitchen secrets. Perfect gravy comes from good stock and a few tricks to keep it lump-free.

  • Portion size 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 cups turkey stock
  • 6 cups chicken stock

Method

Turkey Stock

Skim fat from pan juices in turkey roasting pan. Whisk flour, salt and pepper into juices; cook over medium-high heat, stirring and scraping up brown bits, for 1 minute. Gradually whisk in stock and bring to boil; reduce heat and simmer, stirring, until thickened, about 5 minutes. Strain through fine sieve into warmed gravy boat.

Nutritional facts <b>Per 1/2 cup (125 mL):</b> about

  • Sodium 242 mg
  • Protein 3 g
  • Calories 65.0
  • Total fat 4 g
  • Cholesterol 10 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 3 g

%RDI

  • Iron 4.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 5.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 0.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 1.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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