Create your own simple Chicken or Turkey Gravy mix to have on hand for fast, lump free, delicious gravy in under 3 minutes.

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  • Chicken or Turkey Gravy Mix

    Create your own simple make ahead Chicken or Turkey Gravy mix to have on hand for fast, lump free, delicious gravy in under 3 minutes.

    Gravy mix range in price from .79¢- $1.99 at the store, depending on the brand you choose, but almost all of them contain freaky ingredients including Corn Syrup Solids, Disodium inosinate, guanylate, and Hydrolyzed soy. Quite frankly, I don't want any of those things in my body.

    I do, however, like the convenience of having gravy mixes on hand, particularly during the busy workweek when we're struggling to get a decent meal on the table after a long stressful day at work. So, we simply created our own homemade gravy convenience mix. The addition of poultry seasoning to the mix gives it a burst of herbs and seasonings that enhance the dish.




    You'll Need:
    1 1/3 cups instant nonfat dry milk powder
    3/4 cup instant flour (I use Wondra)
    3 tablespoons instant chicken bouillon granules
    1 tsp Poultry Seasoning

    OR
    1/4 teaspoon ground sage
    1/8 teaspoon ground thyme
    1/8 teaspoon ground pepper

    OR
    1 tsp Turkey Seasoning

    Combine milk powder, instant flour, bouillon granules, thyme, sage and pepper. Mix welling well. Divide into 4 small ziploc baggies, label as chicken gravy mix and add directions to complete.

    Makes 4 Gravy Mixes.



    To make chicken gravy:

    2 T. Butter or Margarine
    1 cup cold water
    1/2 cup chicken gravy mix

    Melt butter in small saucepan over medium heat, add gravy mix and water, whisking well. Continue stirring with whisk until gravy is smooth and thick, about 3 minutes.

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    Comments 12 Comments
    1. sandy63's Avatar
      sandy63 -
      I love this recipe and will definitely be making this mix to keep on hand. Every day I love this site more.
    1. HaleighBaleigh's Avatar
      HaleighBaleigh -
      What a great idea! So Easy!
    1. aprildunn's Avatar
      aprildunn -
      i make gravy quite often, this will be so much more convenient!
    1. vamiller's Avatar
      vamiller -
      Great idea, if you don't have powdered milk, non-dairy creamer will work in a pinch. I think I will cook up a nice chicken dinner for Sunday. Now I won't have to worry about the rest of the week.
    1. Devildog's Avatar
      Devildog -
      This looks really great. I will have to try it. Thanks.
    1. KMM60's Avatar
      KMM60 -
      I am new at this suite but I am really having fun with this. I can make the seasoning my self and the sauces so much cheaper and better for you if you don't like a lot of salt in the food now days. lot of the stuff I have already just have to mix and I am ready
    1. sherrijohn's Avatar
      sherrijohn -
      Love this cannot wait to try this one
    1. shehawk's Avatar
      shehawk -
      I'm brand new to the site today. Can't wait to try this recipe and others!
    1. SCMary's Avatar
      SCMary -
      Yes , I'm going to make this gravy mix. I'm also going to see if I can get a BEEF gravy mix to work using this base. Wish me luck. worthy:
    1. vlhq7f's Avatar
      vlhq7f -
      Where did you get that bowl?
    1. joyeo's Avatar
      joyeo -
      Never heard of instant flour, would regular flour work?
    1. cjdova's Avatar
      cjdova -
      I might be old school and this is probably a dumb question but here goes. Wouldn't adding liquid to hot melted butter be like adding liquid to hot grease, a painful and potentially dangerous fire starting hazard? Wouldn't it be better to add the powder mix to the melted butter, stir to mix well and then add the cold water?
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