Turkey Giblet Gravy

Recipe by Derf2440
READY IN: 3hrs 15mins
YIELD: 3-4 cups


  • 1
    turkey giblets, removed from bird, neck, gizzard and liver
  • salt and pepper
  • 1
    teaspoon sage
  • 1
    stalk celery, chopped
  • 1
    small onion, chopped
  • 2 -4
    tablespoons seasoned flour


  • Remove giblets from bird.
  • Place in saucepan.
  • Add salt and pepper, sage, celery and onion.
  • Cover with water.
  • Bring to boil.
  • Simmer covered for 2 or 3 hours while turkey cooks.
  • When the meat starts to fall away from the neck bones, strain liquid into a blender.
  • Chop liver and gizzard and add to blender.
  • Pick meat from neck bones and add to blender.
  • Puree off and on until liquefied.
  • Add flour seasoned with salt and pepper.
  • Blend off and on a few times until flour is incorporated.
  • After turkey has been removed from roaster.
  • Pour fat off, leaving brown bits and juice and bits of stuffing or meat stuck to pan, but remove any skin stuck.
  • Whisk as much "stuck stuff" up that you can.
  • Pour contents of blender in roaster, whisking as you pour, if too thick add a little water and continue whisking and adding water until reaching consistency you want.
  • Don't add too much water at once.
  • Place roaster in 450-500 degree oven for 15 minutes.
  • Add more water and whisk if necessary, just before serving, but be sure it is bubbling hot.
  • Should be fairly thick.
  • Pour into gravy boat and serve hot.
  • Should be the last thing put on the table so that it is very hot.