Jug of gravy with Christmas lights

Christmas gravy recipes

From fruity favourites to boozy boats

3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Serve this vegetarian gravy as is, or use it as a base for a turkey gravy. If you don’t have any madeira, swap it out for the same quantity of dry sherry

50 mins
Easy
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Add some sparkle to this rich gravy in the form of a dash of Prosecco, to intensify the flavour. Get ahead of the game and make your gravy in advance

1 hr and 50 mins
More effort
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1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make this rich turkey and chestnut gravy to accompany your Christmas dinner. If you use goose fat or butter, it can be made ahead, chilled and frozen

40 mins
Easy
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

This simple gravy compliments delicately flavoured turkey meat and is quick enough to make at the last minute

15 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make the base for this gravy up to two days ahead, then simply add your roasted meat juices and heat before serving

35 mins
Easy
10 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This full-flavoured, festive gravy can be made in advance - our secret ingredients of soy sauce and dried mushrooms add a deep hit of 'umami', or savouriness, to complement a roast

1 hr and 55 mins
Easy
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Take the stress out of roast dinner prep with our easy five-ingredient gravy. Prep it on the day or make ahead and keep in the freezer until needed

30 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make this gravy in the lead-up to Christmas to save you time on the big day. It can be frozen for up to three months

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

A rich sauce for roast poultry - use chicken wings, bacon and white wine for added flavour

2 hrs and 25 mins
Easy
5 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

This simple recipe uses white wine for a pale, light gravy, but it can also be made with red wine or Port for a richer flavour

25 mins
Easy
22 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This red wine sauce from Gordon Ramsay makes the perfect accompaniment to a Christmas goose

30 mins
Easy
7 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Christmas just wouldn't be the same without a full and flavoursome gravy on the table

10 mins
Easy
4 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Serve this healthy, low-fat gravy with Sunday lunch, bangers and mash, or even with turkey on Christmas Day. It can be frozen, too, if you want to make it ahead

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

This simple Christmas gravy can be made a few days ahead or you can freeze it for up to a month

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
3 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

This gravy packs a real punch, and goes perfectly with roast beef for Sunday lunch. Make a big batch and freeze leftovers ready for the next roast

32 mins
Easy
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