Liver And Dumplings

Oxmoor House
6 servings


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1 pound thinly sliced calves' liver
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup shortening
1 large onion, sliced
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
3 cups water


Sprinkle liver with salt and pepper; dredge in 1/3 cup flour.

Melt shortening in a large skillet over medium heat; brown liver on both sides. Remove and keep warm, reserving pan drippings in skillet.

Sauté onion in pan drippings until tender. Stir in 1/4 cup flour; cook 1 to 2 minutes. Gradually add water, stirring constantly, until mixture is thickened and bubbly. Return liver to skillet. Cover and simmer 5 minutes.

Prepare dumplings. Drop dumpling batter by tablespoonfuls into liver and gravy mixture. Cover and simmer 5 minutes. Turn dumplings; cover and simmer 5 additional minutes. Serve immediately.

Created date

February 2010