chicken-liver-pateLiver is considered by many to be a superfood.  It is extremely nutrient-dense and many of us realize that we should eat more of it, but it can be hard to find ways to eat it that actually taste good.  This chicken liver pate with bacon and horseradish is an easy way to eat liver.  The bacon and horseradish cover up the flavor of the liver and give it a nice flavor.

Benefits of Eating Liver

Chicken Liver Pate with Bacon and Horseradish

Chicken Liver Pate with Bacon and Horseradish
Recipe type: Appetizer
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Serves: 6
This chicken liver pate with bacon and horseradish is an easy way to eat liver.
  • 1 pound Chicken Liver
  • 6 slices of thick bacon, uncured and without nitrates
  • ¼ cup Horseradish
  • 3 tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon Sea or Himalayan Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Sage
  • 1 teaspoon Thyme
  • 1 teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • Parsley for garnish
  1. Cook the bacon in a pan until it is crispy.
  2. Set aside.
  3. Reserve ¼ cup of the bacon fat to use to cook the liver
  4. Discard the rest
  5. Add the liver to the pan.
  6. Saute for about 10 minutes.
  7. Add in the salt, pepper, onion, garlic, sage, thyme, horseradish and balsamic vinegar.
  8. Add the liver mixture and the bacon to a Vitamix or food processor.
  9. Blend until smooth.
  10. Cool in the refrigerator and serve with cut up vegetables and gluten-free crackers.
  11. Enjoy!


11 Thoughts on “Chicken Liver Pate with Bacon and Horseradish

  1. I cannot wait to try this! Most pates are ladened with only garlic and onion, both of which I cannot tolerate. However, your recipe has a bunch more flavors and seems like it would be great without them…Very excited to grab more liver!

  2. Very interesting combination!

  3. I have been wanting to embrace liver for a while now and I think I just found my recipe! I mean, bacon makes everything better, right?

  4. I’ve never tried pate before, will def keep this in mind when ever I get brave! 🙂 Looks very nourishing!

  5. This seems like the liver will be very well disguised! Thanks for sharing this.

  6. I may have to give this a try. I know just how nutritious liver is, but I have yet to find a way to actually eat it without cringing! Thanks for the recipe.

  7. I really need to try pate! And bacon makes everything good!

  8. I wish I liked liver….sigh.

  9. Pate is one of my favorite ways to work liver into my diet!

  10. Yum! I will have to try this!

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