• 3 Tbsp butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 1 celery stalk, chopped
  • Neck and giblets from turkey
  • 4 cups good-quality low-sodium turkey or chicken stock
  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 6 Tbsp flour
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Melt 1 tbsp butter in large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, carrot, celery, neck, and giblets; cook until browned.
  2. Add stock and soy sauce; bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour, then strain. In large pan over medium-low heat, melt 2 Tbsp butter; add flour, whisking frequently, until it turns deep brown.
  3. Slowly whisk in the stock, bring to a boil, then reduce heat and cook until thick. Salt and pepper to taste.
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