On Line Cookbook

Brown Gravy

Recipe Information
Leigh Ann

Serves/Makes:1 skillet of gravy

  • 5 Tbsp (70 ml). margarine or butter
  • 1/4 onion, sliced
  • 3 Tbsp (45 ml). flour
  • 1 can beef broth OR 1-1/3 cups (325 ml) juices from meat
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • In a medium sized skillet, melt the margarine or butter.
  • Cook the onion in the margarine until browned; discard onion.
  • Add the flour to the butter
  • Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until flour is brown.
  • Gradually stir in broth.
  • Heat to boiling, stirring constantly.
  • Boil and stir until thick and bubbly.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
This gravy is very easy to make and goes well with beef, veal, or pork. It also tastes great with mashed potatoes. For a variation, try using chicken broth instead of beef broth.