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Easy Gravy

Making homemade gravy is easy with this simple recipe!

Quick Facts

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Yield: 2 cups


  • 2 tablespoons fat drippings (from any type of roasted meat)
  • 2 cups broth OR bouillon*
  • 2 tablespoons Argo® Corn Starch
  • 1/4 cup cold water


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  1. Cook fat drippings and broth OR boullion in a roasting pan or saucepan over medium heat until hot.
  2. Stir corn starch and water in a small bowl until smooth; add to pan.  If desired, add a dash of poultry seasoning for chicken and turkey gravies, a sprinkle of thyme for beef or a pinch of rosemary for pork.  Stirring constantly with a wire whisk, bring to a boil over medium heat and boil 1 minute.  Season with salt and pepper.
  3. *This can be a gluten-free recipe if gluten-free broth or bouillon is used.
  4. MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS:  Combine all ingredients in a 2-quart, microwave-safe bowl.  With a whisk, stir until corn starch is completely dissolved.  Microwave on HIGH (100%) power for 7 to 9 minutes or until mixture boils, stirring every minute.  Boil for 1 minute.  Season with salt and pepper.
  5. CREAMY GRAVY: Prepare as directed above, but mix corn starch with 1/4 cup cold milk instead of 1/4 cup cold water.