Homemade Gravy


Argo Cornstarch Gravy recipe


  • 3 Tbsp fat drippings (from any type of roasted meat)
  • 2 cups chicken broth or beef broth
  • 2 Tbsp Argo® Corn Starch
  • 1/4 cup cold water or milk
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Cook fat drippings and broth in a saucepan or stove-top safe roasting pan over medium heat until hot.

  2. Whisk water and cornstarch in a small bowl until smooth. Add to broth in saucepan.

  3. Stirring constantly with a wire whisk, bring to a boil over medium heat and boil 1 minute.

  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve warm.

  5. Recipe source: recipe adapted from Argo



4 tablespoons real butter
4 tablespoons flour
3 cups liquid (use pan drippings, plus enough broth to equal 3 cups)
Salt and pepper

Melt butter in a medium-sized saucepan. Add flour and whisk constantly until mixture is golden caramel color and smells fragrant (3-5 minutes). Slowly whisk in liquids while whisking until mixture is smooth. Bring to a simmer and cook until thickened and bubbly, 5 minutes or longer.
Taste, and then season with salt and pepper to taste.