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Garlic Thyme Beef Gravy

Garlic Thyme Beef Gravy

Garlic Thyme Beef Gravy - a good basic gravy recipe made from readily available supermarket or homemade beef stock.
Course Side Dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 cups gravy
Author Barry C. Parsons


  • 4 cups good beef stock
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp ground thyme
  • 3 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup water or additional beef stock


  1. Sauté the garlic in the olive oil then add the beef stock, thyme and Worcestershire Sauce and simmer until the volume decreases by about half. Thicken the gravy with a slurry of 2-3 tbsp
  2. flour mixed with 1/3 to 1/2 cup water, then whisked into the simmering stock mixture.
  3. Chopped mushrooms sauted with the garlic make a nice addition to this gravy if you prefer.