Grandma's Cream Gravy

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Smooth creamy gravy, just like Grandma makes! Perfect for turkey, chicken, beef, or pork, this gravy recipe is the perfect addition to the holiday dinner table.
05 min
Prep Time
15 min
Total Time
8 servings

Ingredients

1/4 cup
water
Land O Lakes® Half & Half
3 tablespoons
all-purpose flour
Salt
Pepper

Directions

  1. Deglaze pan by stirring water into pan with drippings. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring and scraping pan 2 to 3 minutes. Strain pan juices into 2-cup measure; remove excess fat, reserving 2 tablespoons fat. Add enough half & half to equal 2 cups liquid; set aside.
  2. Cook reserved 2 tablespoons fat in 2-quart saucepan over medium heat until bubbly (1 to 1 1/2 minutes). Whisk in flour. Continue cooking, whisking constantly, 1 minute. Stir in pan juice mixture. Continue cooking, stirring constantly, until thickened (3 to 5 minutes). Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Variation:
  4. Turkey Gravy: Deglaze pan as directed above. Strain pan juices into 8-cup measure; remove excess fat, reserving 3 tablespoons fat. Add enough chicken broth or water to equal 3 cups liquid. Combine 3 cups pan juice mixture and reserved fat in 3-quart saucepan. Cook as directed above. To thicken, combine 1/2 cup water and 1/4 cup flour. Add to saucepan and continue cooking, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil; boil 1 minute. Season to taste. 

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Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
80
Cholesterol
20mg
Carbohydrates
4g
Protein
2g
Fat
6g
Sodium
20mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

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