How to make medicated gravy

Published Dec 24, 2022 10:00 a.m. ET
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With the holidays just around the corner, cannabis lovers everywhere are deciding how they might incorporate the plant into their celebratory feasts. You can go big with a fully infused turkey, opt for a smaller addition like cannabinoid-laden cranberry sauce, or you can take the easier route, which also allows guests to choose how much they’d like to consume by offering weed gravy.

Cannabis gravy recipe

This weed gravy is easy to make, and all it takes to whip up enough to feed a small army is some simple math, to multiply the ingredients. It’s dark, thick, rich, creamy, and full of wonderfully powerful cannabinoids offering a unique experience your guests are sure to love. It is however important to note that you’ll need cannabutter to make this magic happen, so be sure to have some on hand before getting started. If you don’t have any, then now is the time to head on over to our helpful guide.

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 22 minutes

Calories: 81 per serving

Servings: 12


  • 4 cups stock (beef, pork, turkey, or chicken)
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 large onions (sliced thin)
  • 6 tablespoons cannabutter
  • 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary
  • 2 tablespoons fresh sage
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Skillet
  • Whisk
  • Gravy boat (for serving)


  1. Melt the cannabutter in a skillet over medium heat.

  2. Toss the sliced onions into the cannabutter and sauté them until soft and translucent, which should take approximately 10 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

  3. Add the flour to the buttery onion mixture, and cook for an additional 2 minutes, whisking continuously to keep lumps from forming.

  4. Slowly add the soup stock and herbs while mixing the ingredients together, then bring the mixture to a boil.

  5. Lower the heat and allow the gravy to simmer for an additional 10 minutes.

  6. Transfer the gravy to a gravy boat to make serving easy.



How to use medicated gravy

You might already have big plans for this rich weed gravy, but if you don’t or you’ve got leftovers after feasting, then these ideas might be just what you need.

1. Pour it over a main or side dish

This is the simplest and most obvious answer, as gravy is typically used as a topping to add flavour to all of your favourite food items. Turkey, chicken, pork, beef, and lamb all pair nicely with a hit of this delicious sauce.

2. Mash it into potatoes

Not a fan of gravy on your meat? No problem! Simply add it to a pot of mashed potatoes in the place of milk, for a super creamy, elevated side dish that’s sure to impress.

3. Add it to meat pies

Meat pies are the perfect solution, whether you’re in need of a unique main to serve for the holidays or are left with extra sauce once a meal is done.

4. Hot hamburgers

These meaty mains are a great choice at any time of the day, and all you need are some frozen patties, buns, or bread, and a hearty dose of medicated gravy to bring the whole dish together.

5. Mix it into the meaty layer of shepherd's pie

This gravy recipe is an excellent addition to spice up and elevate a traditional favourite that some people love to enjoy around the holidays.

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