Rich Brown Gravy

Well-browned flour gives your gravy a nutty taste and a deep color.



Makes 5 cups
Total time: 25 Minutes

Recipe from


Recipe Time

Total: 25 Minutes


1/2 cup flour
2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
3 1/2 to 4 cups turkey or chicken broth
1 1/2 tablespoons minced fresh rosemary


1. Toast flour over medium heat in a 5- to 6-qt. pot, whisking constantly, until deep golden brown, 7 to 10 minutes.

2. Pour in reduced-sodium chicken broth and whisk into a smooth paste. Add turkey or chicken broth and rosemary; bring to a boil, then simmer about 10 minutes, whisking often.

November 2011