Beef Liver and Onions With White Wine

liver and onions

The wine sauce is fabulous and mixed with the liver and onions is spectacular. You might want to double the sauce because you’ll want extra for your potatoes or pasta.

This is the best liver and onions recipe I’ve ever made.

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Beef Liver and Onions With White Wine

Serves 3-4


1⁄4 cup flour
1⁄2 teaspoon salt
1⁄8 teaspoon pepper
1 lb beef liver
1⁄4-1⁄2 cup butter
oil, to taste
2 cups thinly sliced onions
1 -2 tablespoon fresh sage, minced
1⁄2 cup beef stock
1⁄4 cup dry white wine
1 tablespoon minced Italian parsley


Combine flour, salt and pepper in bag.

Slice the liver into 1/2 inch strips and shake in bag of seasonings to coat. Set aside.

Heat skillet with 2-3 tablespoons of butter and a dash of oil.

Saute the onions on medium heat until tender and glossy. Transfer to side dish and sprinkle with sage, salt and pepper.

Return skillet to high heat, add 3-4 tablespoons butter and dash of oil. Add liver and sear 5 minutes until brown. Inside meat should be slightly pink.

Return onions to pan til heated. Remove liver and onions from pan and plate.

Use stock and wine to deglaze pan and reduce liquid til you have a thickened sauce.

Pour over liver and onions, sprinkle with parsley and serve.


Recipe based on one by Gay Gilmore
Photo by Bergy