Turkey Gravy Without Drippings?

My mom always cooks his turkey on the grill outside for Thanksgiving. This is the first time we will be joining him. I want mashed potatoes and gravy, but I don't know how to make gravy without the turkey drippings.

I need a recipe for a good gravy without the turkey drippings...?

asked by Jasmin in Cooking & Recipes | 6075 views | 11-26-2009 at 08:03 PM

Buy a good quality canned white gravy with pork sausage and an equal amount of canned turkey mushroom gravy. Mix them together and add just a slight dash of balsamic vinegar, a little half and half and some white pepper just before serving.

answered by Katt | 11-26-2009 at 08:04 PM

Well you are just going to have to make gravy from roux.

Heat equal parts butter and flour, mix it well then let it cook and bubble for just a few minutes. Then slowly add chicken broth (or water and bullion cube) and evaporated milk alternantly. I like to let mine thicken slightly after each addition so I can better gauge the thickness and not have to worry about over thinning my gravy. Then add a little salt and white pepper and what ever seasonings you like.

I also really do prefer evaporated milk for gravy and mashed.It's thicker than regular milk, and cheaper then cream or 1/2 and 1/2.

You can also do this with beef broth/bullion, or what ever base you can find.

answered by Morris | 11-26-2009 at 08:05 PM

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