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Beef gravy dripping from a spoon into a bowl of gravy

Beef Gravy

Your favorite meat and potatoes dinner isn't complete without this easy and delicious Beef Gravy recipe. The deep color and rich flavor makes this gravy the perfect topping to so many meals!
Course Main Course, Sauce, Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword Beef Gravy
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 65kcal
Author Echo Blickenstaff



  • In a medium-sized sauce pan, combine butter, beef broth, onion powder, and garlic powder. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally.
    Stirring together gravy ingredients in a sauce pan
  • Reduce heat and bring to a simmer.
    Bringing gravy to a simmer
  • In a small bowl or liquid measuring cup, combine cornstarch and water, stirring until well combined.
    Mixing corn starch and water to thicken gravy
  • While whisking the broth CONSTANTLY, slowly add cornstarch mixture to the saucepan. I like to pour in about a tablespoon at a time to gauge consistency. You may not need all of the cornstarch mixture, add only until desired consistency is reached.
    Adding corn starch mix to gravy
  • Add beef bouillon (or Kosher salt-- I just like the depth of flavor the beef bouillon adds as compared to straight up salt) and pepper to taste.
    Stirring in beef bullion to gravy
  • Allow to simmer 2-3 minutes. Serve over potatoes, rice, poutine, or your favorite beef dishes.
    Pouring beef gravy over mashed potatoes



Calories: 65kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 486mg | Potassium: 77mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 131IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg