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Pan Gravy

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


2 cups

Use this basic pan gravy recipe to prepare gravy from meats and poultry that have been roasted in an uncovered roasting pan.
Pan Gravy Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • Roasted meat drippings
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • Chicken broth or water
  • Salt, pepper and browning sauce, optional


  1. Pour pan drippings into a measuring cup. Loosen the browned bits from the roasting pan and add to drippings. Skim fat.
  2. Reserve 1/4 cup fat and transfer to a small saucepan; whisk in flour until smooth. Add enough broth or water to pan drippings to measure 2 cups. Gradually stir into flour mixture in saucepan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Season with salt, pepper and browning sauce if desired.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons: 38 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 112mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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