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Homemade gravy in a pouring jug

Homemade Gravy

Flavor packed meat drippings turned into a condiment of condiments - delicious gravy.
Course Condiment / Sauce
Cuisine United Kingdom
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Author Dean "Schuey" Schumann


  • 2 medium-sized onions (peeled and roughly chopped)
  • 2-3 cups hot water
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup white wine
  • salt and Pepper to taste


  • Start by peeling and roughly chopping the onions and placing in a heatproof pan.
  • Add hot water and place under the meat to be roasted.
  • Once the meat is ready, remove the tray and empty contents in the saucepan.
  • Heat over medium to high heat, add stock and wine and bring to a simmer.
  • Once at a simmer, lower heat and reduce contents by about a third.
  • Melt butter in a separate pan and add flour, whisk constantly until a nice nutty color is achieved.
  • Add flour and butter to the gravy mixture to help thicken, taste and season with salt and pepper if needed.
  • Strain contents and serve.

To Serve:

  • In a pouring jug is best yet it tastes that good, in a glass with a straw is also a good option.