The World's Healthiest Foods

Healthy Sautéed Calf's Liver and Onions

This easy-to-prepare recipe provides an excellent source over 12 essential nutrients including vitamin A (2459% DV), vitamin B12 (1701% DV), copper (470% DV), and vitiamin B2 (263% DV)!

Prep and Cook Time: 20 minutes


  1. Thinly slice the onion. Chop or press the garlic. Let sit for at least 5 minutes to bring out their health-promoting properties.
  2. Turn stove to medium. Heat 3 TBS low-sodium chicken broth in a stainless steel skillet.
  3. When the broth begins to steam, add onions, cover and Healthy Sauté for 4 minutes.
  4. When the onions have lost most of their water content and have become dry, push them to the side of the skillet, leaving space in the center.
  5. Heat the second 3 TBS broth in the center of the skillet, leaving the heat on medium.
  6. When the broth begins to steam, add the sliced calf's liver and Healthy Sauté uncovered for 3 minutes. The pieces will be browned on one side, and the liver will release liquid.
  7. Turn the liver pieces over and brown the other side for 3 minutes. When the liquid has evaporated, the liver is done.
  8. Remove the pan from the heat and drizzle the liver and onions with balsamic vinegar, lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil, and garlic. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Transfer to a serving plate and serve immediately.

Serves 2