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How to Make Homemade White Gravy From Scratch

How to Make Homemade White Gravy From Scratch

Every country cook needs to know how to make white gravy on a whim. Here’s some good news: making homemade white gravy is so easy, you won’t ever want to use a mix again. You can make homemade gravy at any time, using ingredients you already have in your kitchen. If you’re making fried chicken, biscuits, or potatoes—white gravy is a fast and easy way to add flavor and moisture. Read on to learn how to make white gravy, and discover my top white gravy recipe.

Here’s What You’ll Need

4 tbsp. butter

4 tbsp. flour

2 cups milk



Medium Saucepan


How to Make White Gravy

1. Combine Butter and Flour:

Combine equal parts flour and butter in a saucepan over medium heat and stir until the butter is completely melted.

2. Add Milk and Boil:

Pour the milk into the mixture and whisk until there are no lumps. Heat the mixture to a boil and allow it to boil for a minute, or until you’ve reached the desired consistency. Stir constantly.

3. Season and Serve:

Season to taste with salt and pepper and serve immediately.