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Spaetzle with Sweet and Sour Calf's Liver

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  Chicken fat/Vegetable oil 3 Tablespoon
  White onions 3 Medium, thinly sliced
  Calf's liver 1 Pound
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Paprika 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Fresh lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Sugar 2 Teaspoon
  Hot cooked spaetzle 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

In a saucepan, heat the chicken fat (or oil) and cook the onions 5 minutes, or until soft.
Stir in the liver strips, sprinkle with flour and paprika, season with salt and pepper and cook 4 minutes.
Liver should be lightly browned, but very pink inside.
Do not overcook, as it has more cooking to do.
Stir in the boiling water, lemon juice, and sugar; cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until the sauce has thickened.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2081 Calories from Fat 658

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 71 g108.9%

Saturated Fat 22.2 g110.8%

Trans Fat 1 g

Cholesterol 1630.9 mg543.6%

Sodium 804.2 mg33.5%

Total Carbohydrates 231 g77%

Dietary Fiber 16 g64%

Sugars 32.4 g

Protein 123 g246.6%

Vitamin A 3570.1% Vitamin C 93.4%

Calcium 13.7% Iron 196.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Spaetzle With Sweet And Sour Calf's Liver Recipe