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Perfect Turkey Gravy


Make the holidays extra special with Perfect Turkey Gravy. Great flavor and no lumps. For a change of pace, try one of the Flavor Variations listed below.

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 15 mins
Servings: 15
Yield: 15 (1/4-cup) servings

Ingredients

2 (.87 ounce) packages McCormick® Turkey Gravy Mix
¼ cup flour
3 cups water
1 cup turkey pan drippings or turkey broth
1 cup cooked, chopped turkey giblets (Optional)

Directions

Step 1
Mix Gravy Mix and flour in large saucepan. Gradually stir in water and turkey drippings with wire whisk until smooth. Stir in chopped turkey giblets, if desired.

Step 2
Stirring frequently, cook on medium-high heat until gravy comes to boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally. (Gravy will continue to thicken upon standing.)

Tips
Flavor Variations:

Tips
Sage & Citrus Perfect Turkey Gravy: Prepare as directed, decreasing water to 2 cups. Stir 1 tablespoon orange or lemon juice and 1/2 teaspoon McCormick(R) Rubbed Sage into Gravy Mix. Makes 12 (1/4-cup) servings.

Tips
Roasted Cinnamon and Bacon Turkey Gravy: Cook 4 slices bacon in large saucepan until crisp. Drain on paper towels. Crumble bacon. Set aside. Reserve 2 tablespoons drippings in saucepan. Add 1/4 cup chopped onion; cook and stir 5 minutes or until tender. Mix 2 packages McCormick(R) Turkey Gravy Mix, 1/4 cup flour, 1 teaspoon McCormick(R) Gourmet Collection Roasted Saigon Cinnamon, 2 cups cold water and 1 cup turkey drippings. Add to saucepan; mix well. Continue with Step 2 as directed above. Stir in bacon. Makes 12 (1/4-cup) servings.

Tips
Herbed Perfect Turkey Gravy: Prepare as directed. Stir 1/2 teaspoon McCormick(R) Rubbed Sage or 1/4 teaspoon McCormick(R) Poultry Seasoning into Gravy Mix. Makes 15 (1/4-cup) servings.

Tips
Hearty Sage Turkey Gravy: Prepare as directed, decreasing water to 2 cups. Stir 1/2 teaspoon McCormick(R) Rubbed Sage into Gravy Mix. Makes 12 (1/4-cup) servings.

Tips
Hearty Herbed Turkey Gravy: Prepare as directed, decreasing water to 2 cups. Stir 1/4 teaspoon McCormick(R) Poultry Seasoning into Gravy Mix. Makes 12 (1/4-cup) servings.

Tips
Apple-Sage Turkey Gravy: Prepare as directed, decreasing water to 1 cup and adding 1 cup apple juice. Stir 1 teaspoon McCormick(R) Rubbed Sage into Gravy Mix. Makes 12 (1/4-cup) servings.

Tips
Garlic and White Wine Turkey Gravy: Prepare as directed, decreasing water to 2 cups and adding 1/4 cup white wine. Stir 1/4 teaspoon each McCormick(R) California Style Garlic Powder with Parsley and McCormick(R) Thyme Leaves into Gravy Mix. Makes 12 (1/4-cup) servings.

Tips
Mushroom-Onion Turkey Gravy: Melt 1 tablespoon butter in large saucepan on medium heat. Add 1/2 cup chopped mushrooms and 1/4 cup chopped onion; cook and stir 5 minutes or until tender. Mix 2 packages McCormick(R) Turkey Gravy Mix, 1 1/2 cups cold water and 1 cup turkey drippings. Add to saucepan; mix well. Continue with Step 2 as directed above. Makes 8 (1/4-cup) servings.

Tips
Cinnamon-Chipotle Turkey Gravy: Melt 2 tablespoons butter in large saucepan on medium heat. Add 1/4 cup chopped red onion; cook and stir 5 minutes or until tender. Mix 2 packages McCormick® Turkey Gravy Mix, 1/4 cup flour, 1/4 teaspoon each McCormick® Ground Cinnamon and McCormick® Gourmet Collection Chipotle Chile Pepper, 2 cups cold water and 1 cup turkey drippings. Add to saucepan; mix well. Continue with Step 2 as directed above. Makes 12 (1/4-cup) servings.