Ever wonder what you can do with the giblets you pull out from your raw turkey? A thrifty Abbey Cook makes use of all parts of the turkey, so make a broth which will give a flavour boost for your Turkey Pan Gravy.
Course Pantry Basic
Cuisine English, Victorian
Keyword Downton Abbey Recipes
Cook Time 1hour
Total Time 1hour
1Turkey neck,gizzard, tail, and heart
1 tbsp. EVOO(extra virgin olive oil)
1 large onionroughly chopped
1 largecarrotroughly chopped
2 largeribs celery,roughly chopped
1 driedbay leaf
2sprigsfresh thyme and flat-leaf parsley
Roughly chop the turkey neck into large pieces, cut the gizzard in half. Heat oil on a large saucepan over medium-low heat. Add the turkey parts, along with onion and salt. Cook gently for 20minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add 4 cups cold water along with the carrot, celery, bay leaf, thyme, parsley, and peppercorns. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, cover, and reduce the heat to maintain a gentle simmer. Simmer until the broth is flavorful, 30 to 40minutes.