Beef Gravy Base for Homemade Gravy

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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

How to Make Beef Gravy Base for Homemade Gravy

Step-by-Step

  1. Beef 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.
  2. To Make Beef Gravy :
    1 cup cold water
    1/2 cup beef gravy base
    ---
    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.
  3. Chicken 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.
  4. To Make Chicken Gravy:
    1 cup cold water
    1/2 cup chicken Gravy Base
    ---
    Stir water into chicken gravy base, Cook and stir till thick and bubbly. Cook 1 minute more. Makes 1 cup.

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About Beef Gravy Base for Homemade Gravy

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



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