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Cooperative Extension: Food & Health

Easy Gluten-Free Gravy

Serves: 12 | Serving size: ¼ cup


1 quart or 4 cups low sodium poultry or vegetable stock or broth
1-1.5 Tablespoons cornstarch
*Optional: Salt and pepper to taste
*Optional seasoning ideas: Bell’s poultry seasoning, rosemary, thyme, oregano, parsley


  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat bring the broth/stock to a simmer.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch with just enough water to form a gel/slurry.
  3. Whisk the cornstarch slurry into the simmering broth and stir frequently until it returns to a simmer.
  4. Cook at a low simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Adjust thickness with additional cornstarch slurry.
  6.  Season to taste with salt and pepper. Optionally you can add fresh chopped or dry herbs.

*Nutrition facts label does not include optional ingredients.

Recipe courtesy of Rob Dumas, University of Maine Food Science Innovation Coordinator and Facility Manager for the School of Food and Agriculture; Certified Executive Chef, American Culinary Federation.

Easy Gluten-Free Gravy Nutrition Facts Label: Click on this image for complete nutrition information