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Beef liver with caramelized leeks

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Beef liver with caramelized leeks

Method

For the liver

  • Put the liver into a bowl and add the milk, the rosemary, and cover with plastic wrap. Make sure that the plastic wrap touches the milk so that the liver stays submerged.
  • Refrigerate for 2-3 hours or up to 1 day. 
  • Drain, transfer to paper towels, and pat dry the liver.
  • Place a frying pan over high heat.
  • Spread the olive oil, salt, and pepper to the liver, and cut it into 3-4 cm pieces.
  • Transfer to the hot pan and cook for 1-2 minutes on each side. 
  • Deglaze the pan with the balsamic cream, mix, and remove from the heat.

For the leeks

  • Place a frying pan over high heat.
  • Cut each leek into 3 pieces and spread the olive oil.
  • Transfer to the hot pan, add salt, pepper, and sauté until golden.
  • Add the butter and mix until it melts. Deglaze the pan with the water and cover with parchment paper to which you have made a hole to let the steam escape.
  • Simmer over low heat for 20-30 minutes.
  • Serve the liver and the leeks with balsamic cream and thyme.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

262
Calories (kcal)
13 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

16.0
Total Fat (g)
23 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

6.5
Saturated Fat (g)
33 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

9.5
Total Carbs (g)
4 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

5.6
Sugars (g)
6 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

19.0
Protein (g)
38 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

2.0
Fibre (g)
8 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

1.1
Sodium (g)
18 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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