Things are harried enough on Thanksgiving day—but you can still enjoy homemade gravy with this easy make-ahead version.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 16 servings
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1/4 cup flour
1 can (14-1/2 oz.) fat-free reduced-sodium beef broth
1 tsp. MAXWELL HOUSE Instant Coffee
1/4 tsp. dried thyme leaves
1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
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Let's Make It
Melt butter in medium saucepan on medium heat. Stir in flour until well blended. Cook on medium-low heat 2 min. or until mixture forms a smooth paste and is golden brown in color, stirring constantly with whisk.
Add broth gradually, stirring until well blended. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Simmer on medium-low heat 5 min., stirring frequently.
Stir in coffee granules, thyme and pepper.
For poultry gravy, prepare as directed using chicken broth.
Gravy can be made a few hours ahead of time and refrigerated until ready to serve. Reheat in saucepan or in microwave just before serving.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 2g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
2 cups or 16 servings, 2 Tbsp. each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.