how to make turkey gravy from drippings

Learn how to make turkey gravy from drippings the easy way. Don’t let all the seasonings and juicy pan drippings from your turkey go to waste!

Let’s get started!

Ingredients Needed

If you don’t get two tablespoons of fat from your turkey drippings, you can use two tablespoons of butter instead.

*Quick Tip!*

- drippings - flour - broth - kosher salt - black pepper

Pour turkey drippings through a strainer and into a glass container. Place in the fridge for 15 minutes.


 In a small saucepan, whisk together 2 tablespoons of reserved fat and flour until smooth. Cook for 1, whisking constantly, until bubbly and light to golden brown.


Whisk in 1 cup of the turkey drippings and 1 cup of stock until completely smooth. Bring it to a boil, reduce the heat to a simmer, and cook until the gravy has thickened to your liking.


Taste and season with salt and black pepper. Drizzle over your turkey and enjoy!