Chopped Liver

Chopped liver, a European delicacy, made with chicken livers, fried onions, and hardboiled eggs, is spread on challah at Shabbat meals. At other times, it is spread on pumpernickel bread, or at a Jewish deli, on two slices of delicious rye bread. 
CHOPPED LIVER
            (Gehakte Leber)

1 pound chicken livers
2 hard-boiled eggs
1 onion
2 Tbsp. schmaltz or oil
Salt and pepper to taste

Place liver under broiler and broil until well done (about 10 minutes),
turning once. Remove from broiler and cool.  Remove skin and veins.
Put liver, eggs and onion through a good grinder using the fine blade
and season with salt and pepper. spreadd schmaltz, working it through
the liver with a fork. The liver should be moist enough to hold together;
if necessary, add more schmaltz. Serves 8.

MODERN VERSION:
Instead of a grinder, use a food processor and instead of schmaltz use oil.

HEALTHY VERSION:
FAUX CHOPPED LIVER  (Great to take to a party)
2 hard boiled eggs 
1 16 oz. can of Le Sueur Peas
4 oz. (½ cup) walnuts  
1 slice rye bread
Pinch of salt and pepper
In the food processor, chop walnuts, then add eggs, drained Le Sure peas,
rye bread, and salt and pepper. Blend until smooth.
Serve with party rye.
* It is a big hit at the party and extremely healthy!
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  • lzerman
    lzerman Tuesday, 29 December 2015

    I like extra egg too.

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