Stuffed Baked Heart

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“This isn't half bad, quite tasty, but you need a stuffing with lots of taste.”
7hrs 30mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 beef heart or 2 veal hearts
  • 2 cups stock or 2 cups diluted tomato soup
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1 12 cups bread dressing or 1 12 cups rice dressing
  • paprika


  1. Tie the heart with string.
  2. Place it on a rack in an oven proof dish.
  3. Place in bottom of the dish the stock or diluted tomato soup.
  4. Place over the heart the bacon strips.
  5. Cover the dish closely and bake the heart in a moderate oven 325°F until tender, sometimes if beef, a matter of 3-5 hours, if veal about 2 hours.
  6. Remove heart to a plate and cool it slightly.
  7. Heat, then fill the cavity with 1 1/2 cups bread dressing or rice dressing.
  8. Sprinkle the heart with paprika.
  9. Return it briefly to hot oven 400°F or place it under a broiler to reheat.
  10. The drippings may be thickened with flour to make gravy.

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