Liver & onion, buttery mash & peas

his is the classic way to serve liver and bacon. Quick, easy and very tasty.

A few quick tips: Cook the onions really slowly, about 30 minutes to get nice and caramelised. Cut the liver into thin strips and cook it quickly, don’t overcook it or it will be like shoe leather.

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150 g of liver per person – lambs, calves or pigs liver.
Olive oil for frying
Plain flour for coating the liver
6 rashers of bacon
2 large onions
A few cloves of garlic, peeled and sliced – optional
50 g butter
245 ml vegetable stock
Gravy browning
1 tablespoon of plain flour
Splash of port
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Add the butter to a pan or wok and add a good grind of black pepper
Add the onions and optional garlic and sauté on a low heat for 20 minutes stirring now and then.
Add 1 tablespoon of plain flour and stir in the stock
Heat and stir until it thickens. If you wish, add a little gravy browning (or soy sauce) to colour the gravy.
Add a splash of port or sherry and season to taste.
Grill the bacon util it is crispy.
Dredge the liver strips in a little seasoned flour and pan fry the liver in a little olive oil for a minute or so on each side.
Serving suggestions
Serve with mashed potatoes and peas or baked beans

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