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How to Make Gravy from Scratch

Learning how to make gravy from scratch is easy! Serve it with a holiday feast or at a casual weeknight dinner. It's packed with flavor and delicious!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword easy gravy recipe, how to make gravy from scratch, how to make gravy with flour
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 66kcal
Author Alli



  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 carrots rough chopped
  • 2 stalks celery rough chopped
  • 1 onion rough chopped
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 3 cups broth veggie or chicken
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • In a medium saucepan, melt the butter.
  • Add the carrots, celery, onion, salt and pepper.
  • Cook until veggies are slightly softened and turning golden brown.
  • Add the flour and stir until the veggies are coated.
  • Add the broth and stir until smooth.
  • Bring to a simmer and cook until thickened, about 3-5 minutes depending on your preference.
  • Strain and serve.


Calories: 66kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 723mg | Potassium: 127mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 3824IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg