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Liver With Prunes

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  Dried pitted prunes 1⁄2 Pound
  Lemon rind 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Bacon fat/Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Large, thinly sliced
  Calves liver 1 1⁄4 Pound, diced
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Beef broth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1

Soak prunes overnight in cold water.
Barely cover with water, add lemon rind and sugar and simmer 5 to 10 minutes.
In a large skillet, heat the bacon fat and saute the onion over medium heat until light brown.
Add the liver and saute 3 minutes.
Sprinkle on the flour and cook 1 to 2 minutes.
Add the broth, stirring to scrape up the brown bits clinging to the pan.
Add the remaining ingredients and the prunes with their liquid.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2302 Calories from Fat 729

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 81 g124.6%

Saturated Fat 12.2 g60.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 28.5 mg9.5%

Sodium 1810.8 mg75.5%

Total Carbohydrates 247 g82.2%

Dietary Fiber 18.9 g75.6%

Sugars 140.1 g

Protein 138 g276%

Vitamin A 62.8% Vitamin C 80.6%

Calcium 12.1% Iron 40.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Liver With Prunes Recipe