Elegant Liver Pate

  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins


3/4pound pork liver
1-- onion, quartered
2cups water
2teaspoons instant chicken bouillon granules
1/4cup green onion, sliced
1/4cup butter
2tablespoons cognac or other brandy
2tablespoons mayonnaise, OR salad dressing
1-1/2teaspoon dijon style mustard
1/2teaspoon salt
1/2teaspoon celery salt
1/4teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/8teaspoon ground thyme


  1. Combine pork liver, onion quarters, water and bouillon granules in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 10 minutes.

  2. Drain, discarding all but pork liver.

  3. Place liver in work bowl of food processor. Add green onion and butter; process for 10 seconds. Scrape down sides of work bowl; add remaining ingredients and continue processing until smooth.

  4. Oil a 2 cup mold or small bowl. Pack liver mixture into mold. Cover tightly with plastic wrap. Refrigerate several hours or overnight. Turn pate out of mold and serve with assorted crackers.   

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 150
  • Glycemic Load 0
  • Fat 10g
  • Saturated Fat 4.5g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 2.5g
  • Cholesterol 145mg
  • Sodium 460mg
  • Potassium 150mg
  • Carbohydrate 3g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 1g
  • Protein 9g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 190%
  • Vitamin C 20%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 60%