Beef Liver and Onions

This beef liver and onions is packed with nutrients and flavor! The beef is tenderized and cooked to savory perfection. The onions add even more flavor. This quick and easy recipe for how to cook beef liver is super healthy and incredibly delicious!

Beef liver and onions.
Beef liver and onions is filled with nutrients and protein.
Liver is one of the healthiest foods.
This quick and easy recipe takes 10 minutes after the meat soaks.
Soaking the beef liver takes out the strong flavor.
In addition, this tenderizes the meat.
This recipe is gluten free, nut free, sugar free, high in protein, low in carbs, and high in vitamins.

These are the main ingredients and substitutions for beef liver and onions recipe. Scroll down to the recipe card for full ingredients list and instructions.

Buttermilk helps the meat become tender. Feel free to replace with regular milk or heavy cream. For dairy free, use dairy free milk. This also helps cut back on the intense liver flavor.

Onions and liver pair well together. Use a medium sized yellow onion. Slice thinly.

Olive oil helps provide a beautiful sear on the meat. In addition, the onions become tender.

Season meat with garlic powder, pepper and sea salt. Feel free to add more seasonings if desired.

Ingredients for beef liver and onions.
Beef liver is an organ meat. It comes from cows.

This cut of meat is considered a nutritional superfood. It is high in protein, high in vitamins, and low in carbs.

This meat is not popular with everyone. It is known to have a strong meat flavor and can be tough.

To combat this, soak the meat in buttermilk or milk. This neutralizes some of the meaty flavor. In addition, soaking the liver makes it more tender.

Beef liver is loaded with health benefits! It is very healthy and very high in many nutrients.

Liver is high in Vitamin A, riboflavin, Vitamin B12, and copper.

Additionally, liver is high in protein and low in carbs.

Compared to other superfoods, beef liver contains more nutrients. Even kale, spinach and blueberries pale in comparison to liver.

A serving of 100 grams contains only 4 carbs and more than 20 grams of protein. In addition, it contains over 3 grams of healthy fats.

It has been known to promote healthy skin, healthy brain power and healthy brain function.

Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cook-time: 5 to 11 min

Ingredients (3 people):


  • Two slices of beef liver, about 160 grams each
  •  4 onions
  •  thyme
  •  flour
  •  butter
  •  oil
  •  honey case
  •  5 cl of old wine vinegar
  •  salt
  •  pepper



Peel the onions and cut into slices.

Putting fry pan on low heat with 1 tsp of oil & knob of butter, salt, pepper and crumbled thyme,

and when the onions start to brown add the honey and vinegar.

Flour the slices of liver a little, put a frying pan with a teaspoon of oil, knob butter over medium heat, fry the liver slices, salt and pepper, turn over, cook to your liking. Arrange the caramelized onions and beef liver slices in a serving dish and garnish with parsley sprigs.


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