How to Make Turkey Gravy Without Roasting a Turkey

Make gravy from scratch without turkey drippings! Our foolproof recipe for homemade turkey gravy starts with canned broth and is ready in just 15 minutes. Plus, get our best gravy recipes and helpful tips.

No pan drippings? No problem! Make a delicious turkey gravy with this easy gravy recipe. It all starts with canned broth. 

No-Drippings Gravy Start to Finish: 15 minutes Makes: 3 cups

  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Coarse kosher salt or table salt
  • Fresh parsley (optional)

1. In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour until smooth. Add chicken broth and pepper. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 1 minute more. Season to taste with salt. If desired, garnish with parsley.

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