Old Fashioned Stuffing with Giblets

Francine Lizotte


When cooking properly, stuffing with giblets can be quite delicious! With the right amount of spices and fresh ingredients, this dish can turn to be the star of your Holiday dinner!


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8 servings
20 Min
2 Hr 35 Min
Stove Top



  • ·
    neck & giblets, rinsed
  • ·
    coarse sea salt, such as himalayan
  • 1/4 large
    red onion, roughly chopped
  • 2 large
    cloves garlic, pressed
  • 3 Tbsp
    ground sage
  • ·
    freshly ground black pepper, to taste (i always use mixed peppercorns)

  • 1 box
    (5 oz.) croutons
  • 2 c
    hot low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    ground sage
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried basil
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried oregano
  • 1 large
    clove garlic, pressed
  • ·
    freshly ground black pepper, to taste (i always use mixed peppercorns)
  • 1/2 large
    red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 large
    celery stick, finely chopped

How to Make Old Fashioned Stuffing with Giblets


  1. Place neck and giblets (except liver which is brown and soft) in a saucepan. Add 2/3 water, lots of sea salt, onion, garlic, lots of sage and pepper. Simmer over medium heat for about 2 to 2 ½ hours.
  2. About half an hour before turkey is ready, add liver to saucepan.
  3. Meanwhile, in a microwavable bowl, add croutons, chicken broth, parsley, sage, basil, oregano, pepper, garlic, celery stick, and onion. Strain turkey giblets and cut in very small pieces. Mix minced giblets with croutons mixture. Put in microwave, cover with Saran Wrap®, for 2 minutes at high; after 40 seconds in the microwave, mix well and put it back for the remaining time.
  4. To view this recipe on YouTube, click on this link >>>> youtube.com/watch?v=xous0nYaEoo

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