What Sauce Goes with Roast Turkey?

One of the most common dishes at Thanksgiving is turkey, which is the centerpiece of many a feast. But what sauce goes with roast turkey? There are so many different sauces, some cold and some hot. So how do you know which sauce to serve with your turkey? Here’s a guide to what sauce goes best with roast turkey.

Call me old fashioned but I cant go past the traditional roast turkey and gravy. That’s right a simple gravy is almost always the way to go. So lets get the party started with this quick video outling the best way to make a roast turkey gravy.

Butter Sauce

Turkey goes great with butter sauce, especially if it’s a sweet butter sauce. A sweet butter sauce is one that is usually made with onions and lots of brown sugar. You can make a sweet butter sauce with either butter and brown sugar or margarine and brown sugar. You can also make a savory butter sauce by using beef broth in place of the water. Butter sauce can also be served over ham.

Béchamel Sauce

Béchamel sauce is a white sauce made from flour and milk. This is the most common sauce that goes with turkey and it goes well with both sweet and savory turkey dishes. You can make this sauce by just using the flour and milk with no other spices or ingredients. Béchamel is also a very common sauce for mac and cheese and it is often served with baked pasta.

Brown Gravy

Brown gravy is another common sauce with turkey. This is usually a thicker, heartier type of gravy and goes well with both sweet and savory turkey dishes. To make brown gravy, you’ll want to brown some sausage first. After you’ve gotten a nice brown color to the sausage, you just add everything to the sauce and let it simmer.

Dijon Sauce

Dijon sauce is a thick, spicy brown sauce with garlic and herbs. This is a great sauce to serve with sweet or savory turkey dishes. A popular addition to dine with turkey is stuffing. Dijon sauce is also a great seasoning to add to your turkey before roasting.

Honey Mustard Sauce

Honey mustard sauce is a sweet sauce that goes well with both sweet and savory dishes. It’s a common sauce for turkey and other poultry. You can also use honey mustard sauce to make a nice marinade. A popular way to pair honey mustard sauce with turkey is by making turkey burgers.

hot Mustard Sauce

Hot mustard sauce is a spicy sauce that goes well with both sweet and savory dishes. It’s a thick sauce that can add great flavor to your turkey. Hot mustard sauce is also a popular sauce to serve with pulled pork and beef brisket.

Sweet and Sour Sauce

Sweet and sour sauce is usually a thicker glaze made with either pineapple or orange juice. It’s common to pair sweet and sour sauce with sweet dishes, like a cake or pie, or savory dishes, like fried chicken. It’s also common to pair sweet and sour sauce with roast turkey.


Thanksgiving is one of the biggest holidays of the year and it’s a time to reflect on how thankful we are for everything in life. This includes your family, friends, and even your food.

Turkey is one of the most important parts of any Thanksgiving dinner. It is usually roasted and served with a variety of different sides. There are so many different ways you can prepare turkey. You can make it into a roast, whole turkey sandwiches, or even a casserole.

The turkey also has a lot of different sauces that you can use to make it even tastier. To finish up how about brushing up on your roast turkey skills with this great video below. Bye for now and Enjoy.