Liver is one of the richest sources of a wide variety of nutrients that we can use to build blood. It is rich in:
- Vitamin A
It’s a classic blood builder, and great for people suffering with deficiencies.
Not only that, when it’s prepared well it’s absolutely, mouthwateringly delicious!
Spread this Chicken Liver Mousse on your favorite toasted sourdough bread and top with a dollop of cranberry jam (or other jam) to taste what I’m talking about…
- 2 shallots, peeled and diced
- 1 pound pastured chicken liver, cleaned
- 8 tbsp. grass-fed butter
- 1 tbsp. fresh thyme
- ⅓ cup organic mirin cooking wine
- 1 tsp. sea salt
- ½ tsp. black pepper
- 3 tbsp. organic heavy cream
- 1 tsp. balsamic vinegar
- In a frying pan, on medium heat, put 3 tbsp. butter, shallots and thyme
- Saute 1-2 minutes or until the shallots wilt
- Add chicken livers, mirin, sea salt and black pepper
- Cook 3-5 minutes or until liver no longer runs red when you pierce it.
- Turn off the heat and let sit, covered, 5-10 minutes.
- Put sauteed chicken livers into a food processor with 3 tbsp. heavy cream and 3 tbsp. of softened butter.
- Puree until creamy.
- Adjust seasoning if needed (salt and pepper), and add 1 tsp. balsamic vinegar.
- Spoon pureed chicken liver into a sealable glass jar and set in the refrigerator for 45 minutes.
- Once the chicken liver has cooled and set, heat remaining 2 tbsp. of butter in a small frying pan.
- Pour the melted butter on top of the chicken liver mousse and put back into the refrigerator.
- This will keep for a week.
- Enjoy on your favorite toast.
Andrea Beaman is a internationally renowned Holistic Health Coach, Natural Foods Chef, Speaker and Herbalist. Named one of the top 100 Most Influential Health and Fitness Experts, she is also a recipient of the Natural Gourmet Institute’s Award for Excellence in Health-Supportive Education and a Health Leadership award from The Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Since 1999, Andrea has been teaching individuals and health practitioners how to harness the body’s own preventative and healing powers using food, herbal remedies and alternative medicine.