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How to Fix Lumpy Gravy

Don't let lumpy gravy ruin your holiday dinner. Use one of these four simple tricks to save the day.


  • Step 1: Use whisk Break up larger lumps by continuously whisking the gravy in a figure-eight pattern. Use a mesh strainer to strain any remaining large lumps.
  • Step 2: Mix flour and warm water Make a small mixture of one part flour and three parts warm water in a jar.
  • TIP: Shake well to blend.
  • Step 3: Whisk into gravy Whisk a small amount into the lumpy gravy until the flour taste and lumps are gone.
  • Step 4: Pulse in blender Take the lumpy gravy and pulse it a few times in a blender to eliminate any lumps. Return the gravy to the saucepan and reheat. Enjoy your smooth gravy over your mashed potatoes and turkey.
  • FACT: Americans eat more than 535 million pounds of turkey on Thanksgiving day.

You Will Need

  • Whisk
  • Fine mesh strainer
  • Flour
  • Jar
  • Blender

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