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Easy gravy

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 6

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

  • Freezable
Nutrition: Per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal135
low infat4g
saturates3g
carbs11g
sugars6g
fibre1g
protein6g
salt0.6g
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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 150ml port
  • 2 tbsp redcurrant jelly
  • 1.6l chicken, turkey or beef stock

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the butter in a saucepan (or in a roasting tin containing meat juices from your roast), then scatter over the flour. Stir until it forms a dark, sandy paste. Splash in the port, stir in the redcurrant jelly and cook down until sticky. Stir in the stock and simmer for 5 mins. Decant into a warmed gravy jug to serve.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, December 2018

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