Turkey Gravy from Giblets


You don't have to eat the giblets to make a great-tasting gravy! They are used mainly for the flavor of the broth. My mom added a couple of chopped boiled eggs and the chopped giblets to the gravy. This gravy is great with or without them!

close up view of Turkey Gravy in a gravy boat and stuffing in a white bowl
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
2 hrs 15 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 25 mins
16 servings


  • 4 cups chicken broth

  • 1 turkey neck and giblets

  • ½ cup chopped onion

  • 1 celery, diced

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ½ cup turkey drippings

  • ½ cup all-purpose flour


  1. Combine broth, turkey neck, giblets, onion, celery, salt, and pepper in a large pot. Cover and simmer for 2 hours.

  2. Strain broth; you should have close to 4 cups.

  3. Heat a frying pan over medium heat. Add turkey drippings. Stir in flour until smooth. Add broth and giblets. Cook and stir until well blended and thickened, 15 to 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

110 Calories
8g Fat
4g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 110
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 11%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 52mg 17%
Sodium 451mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 3mg 13%
Calcium 5mg 0%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 67mg 1%

* 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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