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Gravy recipes

18 Recipes

Make one of our simple gravy recipes to take your roast dinner to the next level. Make a rich red wine gravy, a meaty classic or a flavourful veggie version.

Easy gravy

5

(3 ratings)

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

Proper turkey gravy

4

(1 rating)

This simple Christmas gravy can be made a few days ahead or you can freeze it for up to a month
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy

Vegetarian gravy

4.05263

(38 ratings)

Make this vegetarian gravy ahead of time and keep in the freezer to pair with veggie sausages, or meat. Great for a tasty, fuss-free supper
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Onion gravy

4.375

(16 ratings)

Add this onion gravy to your repertoire. It's the perfect accompaniment to sausages and roasts with the deep flavours of beef stock, red wine and herbs...
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Veggie gravy

5

(3 ratings)

Make this veggie gravy ahead of time and freeze for a later date. It makes an ideal accompaniment to a veggie toad-in-the-hole or nut roast
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Healthy gravy

4

(5 ratings)

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

Umami gravy

5

(2 ratings)

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

Homemade gravy

3.666665

(3 ratings)

A rich sauce for roast poultry - use chicken wings, bacon and white wine for added flavour
  • 2 hours and 25 mins
  • Easy

Sticky Port gravy

4.81818

(11 ratings)

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 hour and 55 mins
  • Easy

Gravy for the Christmas turkey

3.8

(5 ratings)

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

Make-ahead madeira gravy

4.666665

(3 ratings)

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

Easy red wine gravy

3.857145

(7 ratings)

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

Wild mushroom & madeira gravy

5

(1 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 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Lamb & shallot gravy

0

(0 ratings)

Make this lamb and shallot gravy ahead of time and freeze for up to three months, so your gravy won't be left to the last minute. It's divine with roast lamb...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Easy turkey gravy

0

(0 ratings)

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

Turkey & chestnut gravy

5

(1 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

Make-ahead gravy

3.75

(4 ratings)

Prepare this traditional accompaniment to roast dinner before the main event - use off-cuts and plenty of onion to add flavour and colour
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Make-ahead Prosecco & wild mushroom gravy

4

(1 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 hour and 50 mins
  • More effort
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