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Bacon Gravy

Saving the drippings from a bacon covered turkey is a fantastic way to make gravy! You can always baste the turkey with bacon fat for a quicker option! :)
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Bacon Gravy, Gravy, The Best Gravy, Turkey Bacon Gravy
Servings: 12
Author: www.iambaker.net -- Amanda Rettke


  • 2 cups bacon and turkey drippings, fat strained out (add turkey stock if more is needed)
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper


  • Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
  • Whisk in flour to create a paste, cook 1 additional minute.
  • Gradually pour in bacon turkey drippings.
  • Whisk in salt and pepper.
  • Simmer over medium heat until gravy is thickened. Serve hot.


See above for the "QUICK" method.