Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  87
  • Protein  2 g
  • Carbohydrates  4 g
  • Fat  7 g
  • Cholesterol  25 mg
  • Sodium  146 mg
  • Potassium  43 mg
  • Phosphorus  19 mg
  • Calcium  6 mg
  • Fiber  0 g

Turkey Gravy

To go with your next hot meal, try the kidney-friendly recipe for Turkey Gravy.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by the DaVita dietitian team.

Portions: 8     Serving size: 1/4 cup


  • 4 tablespoons turkey fat from pan drippings
  • 4 tablespoons all-purpose white flour
  • 1 cup pan juices from turkey
  • 2 cups giblet stock 
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


    1. Heat fat from pan juices of cooked turkey in a medium saucepan.
    2. Stir in flour, bring to a boil and whisk for one minute.
    3. Gradually add pan juices, giblet stock and salt. Continue stirring until gravy boils. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes to thicken.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Sodium is 0 mg per serving if salt omitted.
  • Boil turkey giblets in water to make giblet stock.

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Turkey Gravy

BobAlan1957 says:


This is pretty much how we used to make our gravy anyhow. The only difference is we omit the salt now. We also found an Unsalted turkey broth by Swanson that we use to add flavor with the giblet stock.

Nov. 22, 2014, 4:59 PM - Inappropriate review?

Turkey Gravy

Stanwat says:


Good recipe, make it all the time, except substitute equal parts of no sodium chicken broth and beef broth for the giblet stock. The pan juices give the flavor.

Nov. 21, 2012, 6:38 AM - Inappropriate review?

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