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Liver and Onions

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Liver and Onions
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 4
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Liver and onions come together in this hearty dish that's ready in 25 minutes - perfect for dinner!
Updated Nov 4, 2010

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 2 medium onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 lb beef or veal liver, 1/2 to 3/4 inch thick
  • All-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil or shortening
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Steps

  • 1
    In 10-inch skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Cook onions in butter 4 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until light brown. Remove onions from skillet; keep warm.
  • 2
    Coat liver with flour. In same skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook liver in oil 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until brown on outside and slightly pink in center, returning onions to skillet during last minute of cooking. Don't overcook or liver could become tough. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Serve this favorite dish sprinkled with crumbled crisply cooked bacon, and add mashed potatoes on the side.
  • tip 2
    For 8 grams of fat and 200 calories per serving, omit butter and decrease oil to 1 tablespoon. Use nonstick skillet. Spray skillet with cooking spray before cooking onions in step 1.

Nutrition

310 Calories, 21g Total Fat, 20g Protein, 10g Total Carbohydrate, 3g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
Calories from Fat
190
Total Fat
21g
32%
Saturated Fat
7g
35%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
325mg
108%
Sodium
310mg
13%
Potassium
270mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
10g
3%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
3g
Protein
20g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
560%
560%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
30%
30%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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