Classic Beef Liver With Sauteed Onions


  • 12 oz beef liver sliced
  • 1 c buttermilk
  • 1 yellow onion thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil divided
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt


  • Prep the Liver: Place the beef liver slices in a bowl and cover with buttermilk. Refrigerate for at least an hour or overnight to tenderize.
  • Season the Liver: Remove the liver from the buttermilk, pat dry, and season both sides with garlic powder, black pepper, and sea salt.
  • Cook the Onions: Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the sliced onions and cook until tender and golden. Remove and set aside.
  • Cook the Liver: Add the remaining olive oil to the skillet. Place the seasoned liver slices in the skillet and sear each side for 2-3 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 160°F.
  • Combine and Serve: Return the onions to the skillet with the liver, heat together for a minute, and serve.


To enjoy a gluten-free version of this Classic Beef Liver with Sauteed Onions. You’ll want to ensure all your ingredients. Are certified gluten-free. Especially if using pre-packaged items. Most ingredients in this recipe. Naturally do not contain gluten. But it’s important. To check items like buttermilk. For any additives. That might include gluten. By selecting pure, straightforward ingredients. You can savor this nourishing, comforting meal. Without worry.
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