Homemade Red Wine Gravy Recipe is a make-ahead, rich and velvety homemade gravy recipe without pan drippings. Serve over chicken, mashed potatoes, turkey or beef.
Do you like red wine? Do you like gravy? Then you will LOVE my Red Wine Gravy Recipe! Serve over Orange, Anise and Thyme Turkey, chicken or beef. It is rich and flavorful, making it the ultimate mashed potato topper too.
Even the novice cook will be able to make this simple meat topper. Red wine gravy is also good and cooked so it is safe and non alcoholic, so the kids can enjoy it as well. I guarantee this will be your new favorite gravy to serve with any dish. Need more dish ideas? Check some of my favorite Thanksgiving dishes below! They are all sure to make your family holiday one to remember. Happy Thanksgiving foodie friends!
Don’t forget to PIN Red Wine Gravy!
- 3/4 cup shallot finely minced
- 4 tablespoon butter
- 1/3 cup flour
- 2 cups dry red wine
- 2 cups stock *see note
- 1/2 teaspoon Fine black pepper
- 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
- 2-4 springs thyme or coordinating herb based on what you are making this for
- 1-2 tablespoons cornstarch if needed
In a medium saucepan, melt butter and add minced shallots. Saute until soft.
Add flour and stir into a paste (roux). Brown, stirring for 5 minutes.
Whisk in red wine until smooth. Add remaining ingredients, stir and bring to a low boil.
When boiling, reduce to a light simmer for 15 minutes.
Run through a fine mesh sieve and return to saucepan. If needed, spoon out a small amount of gravy and mix with 1-2 tablespoons cornstarch. Whisk back into saucepan and whisk until desired thickness. Correct seasoning, if needed and serve!
Use can use chicken, vegetable or turkey stock. If you are making this in addition to a roast turkey or chicken, use the drippings and then supplement with stock. The flavors from however you seasoning your meat will complement the gravy.