Classic Beef Gravy

It's gravy, baby! Try this beef gravy recipe on your favorite roast, vegetables, or mashed potatoes.

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  • 40
  • 1 g


  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 1 teaspoon beef bouillon granules
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. Heat butter in large nonstick skillet over medium heat until melted. stir in flour; cook 5 to 7 minutes until mixture is deep brown, stirring often. Whisk in broth until smooth; simmer 3 minutes, stirring often. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until thickened. Stir in bouillon granules and pepper; stirring until combined. Season with salt, as desired.

    Cook's Tip: You may substitute homemade beef stock for beef broth.

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2.1g SAT FAT

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0.1 mg IRON

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0.1 mg ZINC

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* Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
** Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet

Nutrition information per serving: 39.6 Calories; 30.6 Calories from fat; 3.4g Total Fat (2.1 g Saturated Fat; 1.1 g Monounsaturated Fat;) 8.7 mg Cholesterol; 133 mg Sodium; 1.9 g Total Carbohydrate; 0.1 g Dietary Fiber; 0.6 g Protein; 0.1 mg Iron; 0.3 mg NE Niacin; 0 mg Vitamin B6; 0 mcg Vitamin B12; 0.1 mg Zinc; 0.8 mcg Selenium; 1.9 mg Choline.

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