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Chopped Liver I (M, KLP, TNT)
Source: Mother
Serves: 8

1 lb. liver, (I prefer beef, but chicken is just fine)
5 hard boiled eggs-whites only (give the yolks to the dog mixed with the liver drippings)
1 lb. onions
1-2 tbsp. schmaltz

Chop the egg whites finely in a food processor and put into a large bowl.

Peel and finely chop the onions in the food processor, then fry them in a non-stick pan with the schmaltz. When onions are lightly browned, put in the bowl with the egg whites.

Broil the liver until quite well done. You want to have all the mushiness cooked out. Cut the liver into pieces if you use the beef liver.

Chop briefly in the food processor. You want to avoid making a paste, so pulse until just chopped. Add this to the bowl containing the egg whites and onions. Mix and add salt and pepper to taste.

Poster's Note:
This recipe is even fat- and cholesterol-reduced, and can easily be multiplied, but keep approximately the same proportions.

Doing each ingredient separately seems to reproduce the texture of the hand-chopped. I find that a meat grinder makes it too pasty for my taste. If you are not worried about fat, you can add extra schmaltz, but the large amount of onion in the recipe adds some of the sweetness that the fat provides.

This works out as well as my old hand chopper and wooden bowl. If you are using a hand method here is one simple speed-up: use a small strainer and force the hard boiled egg through twice (use you fingers and wash often). This allows the egg to get mixed faster and better.

Posted by Wendy Baker

Nutritional Info Per Serving: 168 Calories (kcal); 9g Total Fat; (47% calories from fat); 15g Protein; 7g Carbohydrate; 384mg Cholesterol; 85mg Sodium