Liver Recipe - Liver Pate shown in bowl with cracker and rosemary sprigs

Liver Pate

A delicious liver Pate recipe made with rosemary, thyme and garlic. Packed full of flavor and makes a healthy and delicious appetizer or snack.

Course condiment
Cuisine American
Keyword easy, liver recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 150 kcal
Author Cultured Palate


  • 1 lb beef liver cut into pieces
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1/2 c red wine
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp mustard
  • 1 Tbsp rosemary
  • 1 Tbsp thyme
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 4 Tbsp butter at room temp
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Soak liver (in the refrigerator) in buttermilk or kefir to reduce the bitter flavor. After 24 hrs, drain, rinse and pat dry.
  2. Saute liver, onions and garlic in 4 Tbsp butter until the liver is browned and onions are translucent.
  3. Add wine, mustard, herbs and lemon juice. Cook uncovered until most of the liquid is gone.
  4. Cool and blend to a smooth paste in the food processor.
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Preparing The Liver

Nutrition Facts
Liver Pate
Amount Per Serving
Calories 150 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 171mg57%
Sodium 95mg4%
Potassium 226mg6%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 9815IU196%
Vitamin C 4.5mg5%
Calcium 19mg2%
Iron 3.2mg18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.