Old-Fashioned Giblet Stuffing


If you like old-fashioned giblet stuffing, you'll want to try this recipe. It makes enough to stuff an 18-pound turkey or to fill a 2-quart dish.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 1 sack giblets from one turkey

  • ½ cup butter

  • 1 cup diced celery

  • ½ cup chopped onion

  • 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 8 cups dry bread cubes

  • 1 cup chicken broth, or as needed


  1. Chop giblets into small pieces.

  2. Melt butter in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add giblets and cook for 2 minutes. Add celery and onion; cook and stir until tender, about 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in poultry seasoning, salt, and pepper.

  3. Place bread crumbs into a large bowl. Stir in giblet mixture and enough broth to lightly moisten bread. Stuffing is ready for baking as desired.

To Bake:

As Stuffing: Stuff an 18-pound turkey with giblet stuffing and bake as directed in your turkey recipe.

As Dressing: Bake giblet stuffing, covered, in a greased 2-quart casserole dish in an oven preheated to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 40 to 45 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

243 Calories
14g Fat
20g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 243
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 117mg 39%
Sodium 479mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 2mg 11%
Calcium 68mg 5%
Iron 4mg 19%
Potassium 191mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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