Smoked Turkey Gravy

This is my year-after-year go-to technique for making gravy for turkey. Smoked turkey wings make an absolutely delightful turkey broth that, with just a few more ingredients added, makes a gravy that is perfect for Thanksgiving turkey. Or turkey any time. Making this gravy takes a little effort, but it is very much worth the time.

Smoked Turkey Gravy

If you want to skip the trouble of making the broth, you can make a gravy using roasted turkey wings instead. In a pinch you can use store-bought turkey broth instead, but it truly won’t be as magical. Using smoked turkey to make the broth really adds a tremendous flavor to the gravy. It is something I look forward to all year long.

Smoked Turkey Gravy
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Smoked Turkey Gravy

In a pinch you can use store-bought turkey broth instead, but it truly won’t be as magical. Using smoked turkey to make the broth really adds a tremendous flavor to the gravy. It is something I look forward to all year long.
Course Sauce
Cuisine American
Keyword gravy, turkey
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours
Total Time 5 hours 10 minutes
Servings 4 quarts
Calories 219kcal
Author Mike

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Melt butter in a large pot or Dutch oven over medium-high heat.
  • Whisk in the flour. Cook, whisking constantly, until golden in color.
  • Slowly pour in 2-3 cups of the stock, a little at a time, whisking constantly.
  • Add the vinegar. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Whisk in some of the milk. Taste and add more if you wish, but don’t make the gravy too thin. Let simmer until the desired thickness is achieved. Add more milk if it gets too thick

Nutrition

Calories: 219kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 660mg | Potassium: 198mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 576IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutritional values are approximate.