Friday, December 12, 2008

Roasted Turkey Gravy

Cook Time: 2 hr
Level: Easy
Yield: 3 cups


* 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
* 1 large, smoked turkey wing or 2 small ones
* 1 medium onion, quartered
* 2 carrots, chopped
* 1 ribs celery, chopped
* 1 head garlic, split through the equator
* 4 stems fresh sage
* 4 sprigs fresh thyme
* 6 parsley stems
* 1 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
* 6 cups chicken stock
* Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper


Heat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Heat 3 tablespoons olive oil in a large stock pot over medium-high
heat. Add the wing, onion, carrots, celery, garlic, and herbs, and
cook for 5 minutes. Place in the oven and roast for 30 minutes. Remove
from the oven and place over medium heat. Remove the wing and set
aside. Add the flour and let cook for about 1 minute. Add the stock
and simmer until it has reduced by about 1/4, about 15 minutes. Strain
the sauce and adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper.

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