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Gravy recipe - Dr. Axe

Easy, Healthy Homemade Gravy Recipe

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  • Author: Dr. Josh Axe
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


There are many ways to make gravy. This one is as simple as it gets. Make this easy homemade gravy recipe to add deliciousness in minutes.


  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup Paleo flour blend
  • 2 cups stock, any flavor
  • 1/2 teaspoon herbes de Provence
  • sea salt and pepper


  1. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add onions and cook until soft. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Add flour and cook, stirring, 1 minute. Add stock and herbes de Provence, bring to a simmer, and cook until gravy is thickened, 4–5 minutes.


  • You can make this recipe vegetarian by using vegetable stock, and it can be vegan if you replace the butter with a vegan substitute.
  • For brown gravy, opt for beef stock.
  • For white gravy, start with chicken stock.
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Category: Sauces & Dressings
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1/3 cup
  • Calories: 166
  • Sugar: 1.4g
  • Sodium: 374mg
  • Fat: 16.2g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.4g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 5.8g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 4.6g
  • Fiber: 2.1g
  • Protein: 1.3g
  • Cholesterol: 41mg