Brit + Co Guides Logo

How to fix oily gravy or soup

Oil spoils the original taste of soup or gravy and adds unnecessary fat to your diet. Here's how to remove excess oil in under a minute!

3768
STEPS
INGREDIENTS

Ever had a pot of oily gravy or soup and you spent the next hour or two trying to scoop out or freeze out the oil? Here's a quick solution, courtesy of my mother-in-law.

Hold a piece of paper towel in two hands and lower it onto the top of your gravy and suck it up! Yes it is that easy!

This is what the paper towel will look like.

This is what the paper towel will look like.

And you can see your gravy again. I started with a sea of red oil!

  • Paper towels
  • Power towels
  • Paper towels
  • That's all!