Is it possible to make canned Turkey gravy into beef gravy

I have cans of turkey gravy in my pantry and a recipe i want to make calls for beef gravy, I’m wondering if there’s a way to turn the turkey gravy into beef gravy??

Angela Rochon


kevin.dunn August 1, 2023
If you have cans of turkey gravy in your pantry and need a beef gravy recipe for the dish you want to make, it is possible to transform the canned turkey gravy into something closer to beef gravy. While it won't be exactly the same as homemade beef gravy, you can make some adjustments to give it a more beefy flavor. Here's a simple way to do it:


Canned turkey gravy
Beef broth or beef bouillon cubes/powder
Worcestershire sauce
Onion powder
Garlic powder
Black pepper
Butter or vegetable oil (optional)
All-purpose flour or cornstarch (optional)


Pour the canned turkey gravy into a saucepan over medium heat. You can add a little bit of butter or vegetable oil if you want to enhance the richness of the gravy.

Add beef broth or dissolve beef bouillon cubes/powder in water and pour it into the saucepan with the turkey gravy. Start with a small amount, and you can adjust the quantity later based on your desired beef gravy flavor.

Add a few dashes of Worcestershire sauce. This will help to deepen the beef flavor of the gravy.

Season the gravy with onion powder, garlic powder, and black pepper. These seasonings will contribute to the savory and aromatic elements of the beef gravy.

Stir the mixture well and let it simmer over low to medium heat for a few minutes to allow the flavors to meld.

If you find that the gravy is too thin and you prefer a thicker consistency, you can create a slurry by mixing a small amount of all-purpose flour or cornstarch with water, then stir it into the gravy and let it simmer until it thickens.

Taste the gravy and adjust the seasonings as needed to achieve your desired beef gravy flavor.
Miss_Karen April 7, 2020
Hmmm... you could add a dash of Worstshire sauce and about a TBSP. of Better than Bouillon Beef flavor.....(or a couple of bouillon cubes)
That's the only thoughts I have on this particular alchemy.
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