Liver Dumplings


This liver dumpling recipe was my dad's way of making sure we got our weekly dose of liver. It's one of those "by guess and by golly" recipes that he never wrote down. Most of the time he added it to soup, but once in a while, he ladled it over noodles and fried onions.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs


  • 1 pound raw liver

  • 2 cups fresh bread crumbs

  • 1 egg

  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 dash salt, divided

  • ground black pepper to taste

  • 2 quarts boiling beef broth


  1. Grind liver in a food processor until smooth. Blend in bread crumbs, egg, flour, salt, and pepper. Using a wet spoon, drop spoonfuls into boiling broth. Simmer for 25 to 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

280 Calories
7g Fat
20g Carbs
32g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 280
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 359mg 120%
Sodium 1877mg 82%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 32g
Vitamin C 2mg 8%
Calcium 69mg 5%
Iron 8mg 42%
Potassium 657mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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