If you are stuffing a bird this season, try this Italian Peasant Stuffing! A recipe from my Neapolitan Nonna made with chicken gizzards! Its the same stuffing we make for Thanksgiving too!
Italian Peasant Stuffing
2 large packages of chicken gizzards
1 lbs of Sweet Italian Sausage (you can use spicy if you prefer)
1/2 Tbs salt
I cup of grated Parmesan cheese
Celery 3 stalks- cut into tiny cubes
Directions: (without mushrooms)
Boil chicken gizzards until tender- then cut in 1/4 inch piece with scissor put aside
Remove sausage from case and cook on medium heat until well done and separate spices into ground bits as it cooks- drain out oils and fat from pan
Beat 10 large eggs in bowl add pepper, salt, celery in a bowl
Put sausage back into large frying pan and add chicken gizzards and beaten eggs and cook on medium heat and use spatula to move contents around pan (as if to scramble) until eggs are cooked.
Spoon this stuffing into turkey and sew up!