Southern Style Smothered Liver and Onions

Southern Style Smothered Liver And Onions Recipe

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Heather McDaniel


I don't eat liver and onions too often, but if I'm going to, it's going to be this recipe. It's good ol' southern cookin' I grew up w/. I don't serve it w/ anything else, but I'm sure okra, greens, cornbread, or any other southern classic would go nicely.

★★★★★ 2 votes
5 Min
20 Min


4 slice
beef liver
1/2 c
self rising flour
4 Tbsp
vegetable oil
2 medium
onions, sliced
1/2 c
hot water

How to Make Southern Style Smothered Liver and Onions


  • 1Mix flour, salt and pepper on med. plate. Coat liver slices completely.
  • 2Heat oil to medium in cast iron (or your favorite pan). Fry liver until both sides are browned, removing and repeating until all slices are cooked. Set aside.
  • 3Pour out remaining oil and saute onions for about one minute. Put livers back in pan w/ onions. Pour in hot water, stir til heated through, then cover.
  • 4Turn off heat and allow to sit for ten minutes. Spoon onto serving plate and serve family style.

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About Southern Style Smothered Liver and Onions

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #onions, #Southern, #liver