Pan Gravy with Bourbon

August 3, 2012 by Kenmore

Good gravy! Add it to the table for Thanksgiving dinner or pour it over biscuits for a hearty breakfast.


preparation time
0 mins

cook time




4 tablespoons unsalted butter

5 tablespoons all-purpose flour

0.75 cup white wine

0.33 cup bourbon

2 cup good quality turkey or chicken stock (preferably homemade or Swanson's brand)

0.5 teaspoons kosher salt

0.25 teaspoons black pepper ground


Step 1

In a 2-quart saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Add flour and cook, stirring for 2 minutes. Add turkey pan juices, wine, bourbon and stock. Bring to a boil and reduce to 2 cups.

Step 2

Add sage and season to taste with kosher salt and pepper. Reheat before ready to serve.

For Kids

Omit the bourbon and sage for little diners.

For Leftovers

Make a soup by adding stock and vegetables to leftover gravy. For a hearty sandwich, pour it over roast beef sandwiches. Serve gravy for breakfast the next day with biscuits.

Simple Substitutions

Use reduced beef stock in place of the turkey stock.


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