Easy Homemade Gravy Recipe

This extremely flavorful homemade gravy recipe is very easy to make and is the perfect complement to all your holiday roasts.

Using a tasty sauce is such a fantastic way accompaniment to so many different foods.


– rendered fat, butter, oil, or lard – shallot – celery stalk – carrot – garlic – parsley stems with leaves

Add the fat to a roasting pan or pot over medium heat. Place  in the shallots, celery, carrots, garlic, parsley, thyme, and rosemary  and lightly brown while stirring every 20 to 30 seconds.

Next, stir in the flour until it is completely combined to make a roux. Pour in the stock or meat juices and turn the heat to high while stirring to mix in the roux while occasionally stirring.

Once the mixture is to a boil and is thick, turn the heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes.

Season with salt and pepper, and then strain the mixture through a chinois or fine mesh strainer and serve it.

Optionally sprinkle on some fresh chopped parsley, thyme, and rosemary.

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