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Easy One Pot Homemade Brown Gravy Recipe

One Pot Homemade Brown Gravy Recipe

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Quick and easy homemade brown gravy recipe from scratch, requiring simple ingredients and one pot. It's thick, rich, flavorful and ready in 20 minutes. 
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 2 Cups
Calories 173
Author Abeer


  • 2 tbsp Butter Unsalted, Divided
  • 4 tbsp Beef drippings
  • 4 tbsp All-purpose flour
  • 2 cups Beef broth Low sodium
  • Salt To taste
  • Pepper To taste


  • Heat 1 tbsp butter and beef drippings in a non-stick saucepan over medium high heat.
  • Add flour and mix continue stirring until the mixture golden brown.
  • Gradually, add broth (1/2 cup at a time) while constantly mixing to prevent formation of any lumps.
  • Continue mixing until smooth. If you ever get lumps, you can get use a hand-held blender to get rid of them.
  • Add salt and pepper and let it simmer for a few more minutes until it thickens to your preference.
  • Stir in 1 tbsp butter for a shiny finish and serve immediately. Enjoy!


  • Read all my tips above.
  • Leftovers can be stored in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 2 days. If it becomes thick, just heat in a non-stick saucepan on the stovetop over medium heat with some beef broth to thin it out. 


Calories: 173kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 994mg | Potassium: 129mg | Vitamin A: 355IU | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1.1mg