Best, simple and easy turkey gravy to go with any Thanksgiving meal.
- Drippings from the bottom of the pan you cooked the turkey in (if using a boneless roast just add 3-4 cups of broth to the meat while you are warming it
- ¼ cup cornstarch or more depending how much drippings you have
- Water or chicken broth to dissolve cornstarch in about ½-1 cup
- Salt pepper, sage, thyme and garlic for seasonings
- Additional chicken stock until desired consistency
- Scrape all the drippings off of the bottom of the roasting pan. Pour drippings into a smaller skillet. Ladle off excess fat with a gravy spoon and save for possible use later. In a separate small bowl take a quarter cup of cornstarch and add just enough water or broth to dissolve the corn starch. Beat cornstarch with a spoon to remove lumps. Slowly add the cornstarch mixture to the drippings, stirring constantly. You may not end up using all of the cornstarch mixture. Only add as much as you need to get the desired thickness. Allow time for the cornstarch to thicken the gravy. Add salt, pepper, sage, thyme, or other seasonings to taste. If you need more gravy, add additional chicken broth/stock or water with chicken bouillon or base until you have the desired amount. Adjust cornstarch as needed until you have the right consistency.