Giblet Gravy

Use the entire turkey this holiday season with our delicious Giblet Gravy. [ingredients-list title=”Ingredients” serving_size=””] [ingredients-left] 1 turkey neck, giblets

Use the entire turkey this holiday season with our delicious Giblet Gravy.

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  • 1 turkey neck, giblets and liver
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 medium-size yellow onion (cut into wedges)
  • 1 large carrot (cut into chunks)
  • 2 sprigs parsley

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[ingredients-right]

  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon white or black pepper, divided
  • 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated skim milk
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour

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[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Rinse the turkey neck and giblets. Refrigerate the liver. In a large saucepan, combine the remaining giblets, neck and water. Add onion, carrot, parsley, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Bring to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer, covered, for 40 minutes. Add liver. Continue cooking for 20 minutes more or until tender. Strain broth, reserving 1 1/3 cups. Reserve giblets and neck; discard vegetables. When cool enough to handle, remove meat from neck; discard neck bones. Finely chop the neck meat and giblets; set aside.
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[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]In a Dutch oven, whisk together reserved pan drippings, milk, flour, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Cook over moderate heat until bubbly. Add the reserved broth. Cook, whisking constantly, until the mixture starts to thicken. Cook and whisk for 2 minutes more or until thickened. Stir in neck meat and giblets; heat through.
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[step-item number=”3″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Reserve 2 tablespoons of the pan drippings from roast turkey, add to gravy. Serve gravy with turkey and stuffing. Makes 3 cups.
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[nutrition-info calories=”77″ calories_fat=”” fat=”2g” sat_fat=”1g” choles=”102mg” sodium=”147mg” carbs=”6g” sugars=”” protein=”7g” fiber=”0g”]

Serving size: 1/2 cup

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