Apple Cider Gravy

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Apple Cider Gravy
  • Yield:Makes 3 cups
  • Active time:10 minutes
  • Total time:25 minutes
This recipe appears in:
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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 3 cups turkey stock
  • 1 cup apple cider
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped sage
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  1. 1.

    Melt butter over medium high heat in medium saucepan. Whisk in flour and cook, stirring frequently, until golden blonde, about 2 minutes.

  2. 2.

    Gradually add in turkey drippings or stock in a steady stream, whisking constantly, then add apple cider. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and cook until reduced to 3 cups, 10 to 15 minutes. Stir in sage and season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately or store in an airtight container in refrigerator for up to a week, reheating over medium-low heat before serving.

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