Giada De Laurentiis' Gravy

Yield: 10 servings
Calories: 20
Theme: Holiday
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Celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis' simple gravy recipe is a great sidekick to your turkey. Tasty and minimal, it adds a savory flavor without overwhelming your taste buds. Enjoy this recipe on your holiday feast or any other day of the year!


  • 4 cups unsalted chicken broth
  • 4 sprigs of thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 1/2 tsp kosher salt


1. In a medium saucepan, heat the chicken broth, thyme, and bay leaf over medium high heat. Bring the stock to a simmer, reduce the heat to maintain a simmer.


2. In a small bowl, whisk together the cornstarch and water until smooth and no lumps remain. Whisk the cornstarch slurry into the simmering broth. Continue to whisk until smooth and thickened about 5 minutes.


3. Whisk in the remaining turkey drippings and the kosher salt. Remove the thyme sprigs and bay leaf and serve along side the carved turkey.


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