Beef Gravy Base for Homemade Gravy

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

If you have a problem making gravy try this recipe base. Makes 3 cups gravy base.
Great for first time cooks.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
Makes 3 cups gravy base
Prep:
5 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

BEEF GRAVY BASE:

1 1/3 c
nonfat dry milk powder
3/4 c
all purpose flour
3 Tbsp
instant beef bouillon granules
1/4 tsp
dried thyme, crushed between fingers
1/2 c
butter or margarine
2 tsp
kitchen bouquet

CHICKEN GRAVY BASE:

1 1/3 c
nonfat dry milk powder
3/4 c
all purpose flour
3 Tbsp
instant chicken bouillon granules
1/4 tsp
ground sage
1/2 c
butter or margarine
1/8 tsp
yellow food coloring

Step-By-Step

1Beef Gravy Base:
Combine dry milk powder, flour, bouillon granules, and thyme. Cut in butter or margarine and Kitchen Bouquet till pieces resembles cornmeal. Store in tightly covered container in refrigerator for up to 2 months. Makes about 3 cups gravy base.
2To Make Beef Gravy :
1 cup cold water
1/2 cup beef gravy base
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In small saucepan slowly stir water into beef gravy base. Cook and stir till mixture is thickened and bubbly. Cook 1 minute more. Makes 1 cup.
3Chicken Gravy Base:
Stir together dry milk powder, flour, chicken bouillon granules, and sage. Cut in butter or margarine and food coloring till pieces resemble cornmeal. Store in lightly covered container in refrigerator for up to 2 months. Makes about 3 cups gravy base.
4To Make Chicken Gravy:
1 cup cold water
1/2 cup chicken Gravy Base
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Stir water into chicken gravy base, Cook and stir till thick and bubbly. Cook 1 minute more. Makes 1 cup.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Gravies
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy