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Easy White-Wine Gravy

Use the juices in the roasting pan from the Herb-Roasted Turkey.

  • Yield: Makes about 1 cup

Source: Martha Stewart Living, November 2004


  • 3/4 cup dry white wine
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cups homemade or low-sodium store-bought turkey or chicken stock
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice, or to taste
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. Reserve 3 tablespoons fat from roasting pan; pour off rest of fat. Discard burnt bits on bottom of pan (but reserve brown bits). Place pan on stove across two burners over medium-high heat. Add wine to pan; bring to a boil, scraping up brown bits with a wooden spoon. Pour contents of pan into a measuring cup.

  2. Heat reserved 3 tablespoons pan fat in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add flour, whisking into a paste. Cook, whisking occasionally, 5 minutes.

  3. Add reserved deglazing liquid in a slow, steady stream, whisking to combine. Whisk in stock; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer gravy, stirring occasionally, until thickened, about 20 minutes. Stir in lemon juice, and season with salt and pepper. Pour through a fine sieve into a warmed gravy boat.

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