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Looking for suggestions for side dishes for Calves Liver entree.

asked by Miafoodie about 5 years ago
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added about 5 years ago

Oven roasted Broccoli tossed with EVOO and some minced garlic. Pair with mashed potatoes that have been boiled with some chopped onions and mashed together with cream cheese and cream. Comfort food at its best.

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added about 5 years ago

allans, thanks for the inspiration . . . .it sounds yummy and will compliment the liver.

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added about 5 years ago

These mashed potatoes with caramelized onion would pair nicely: http://food52.com/recipes....
Or, try these griddled polenta cakes: http://food52.com/recipes...

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added about 5 years ago

gourmettenyc, love the idea of the mashed potatoes with caramelized onions because I always make them when having liver. perfect and with allans roasted broccoli, I'm all set. thanks

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pierino is a trusted source on General Cooking and Tough Love.

added about 5 years ago

First of all, congratulations on being able to find calves liver. Caramelized onions of course. But alas I remain unconvinced on the broccoli. Sorry, but I don't think it matches well. Instead I'd suggest mushrooms sauteed in butter with fresh thyme. Also I would suggest small roasted potatoes with sea salt and rosemary as a preference over mashed. I love organ meats! Bring it!

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added about 5 years ago

pierino, thanks for your suggestions. I don't know if congratulations are in order as the only calves liver I could find was -frozen- organic liver at Whole Foods!! Intend to cook it tomorrow evening will let you know how good it tastes. I have to agreed about the broccoli, but the mash potatoes (without the cream cheese)
are on the menu so far, as well as the caramelized onions.
Love the idea of the mushrooms w/butter & fresh thyme. . .yum.

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