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    Italian Style Chicken Livers With Orzo

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    Cook Time:

    25 mins

    5 mins

    20 mins

    papergoddess's Note:

    Chicken livers in wine and herbs with tiny pasta. This is my favorite way to eat them.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cook pasta according to package directions.
    2. 2
      Drain and set aside.
    3. 3
      In a skillet, heat olive oil.
    4. 4
      Add onion and garlic and cook until soft.
    5. 5
      Add chicken livers in a single layer and saute until firm, about 10 minutes, turning once.
    6. 6
      Add wine and seasonings.
    7. 7
      Cover and simmer on LOW heat about 5-10 minutes, or until livers are no longer pink inside.
    8. 8
      Uncover and continue to simmer until wine is reduced by half.
    9. 9
      Toss with pasta, warm through, and serve immediately with parmesan cheese if desired.
    10. 10
      (NOTE) This recipe just evolved, and I usually do not measure, so proportions are approximate.
    11. 11
      Add more or less wine if desired, and if it seems like too much pasta, then don't add it all.
    12. 12
      I'd taste it first before you add the cheese.
    13. 13
      You might like it without.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 08, 2003

      45

      I loved the flavor contrasts - the slight bitterness of the livers, the sweetness of the wine and the spice of the herbs. I followed the recipe as written, using Penzey's Italian Herb Mix, fresh ground black pepper and no cheese. My only suggestion is to add fresh chopped parsley for color before serving. My 4 star rating = very good, will make this again with no significant changes.

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    • on November 15, 2005

      55

      This recipe is excellent! I love chicken livers in any way but these were fabulous. We increased the amount of onions and added button mushrooms & the Italian Seasoning just made the dish! Thank you so much for posting so I that I have another wonderful dish from which to choose. Diane

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    • on November 06, 2004

      55

      YUM...GrandmaG really likes those livers! Usually I just batter and fry chicken livers and serve with country gravy and mashed potatoes, but I like these better! I served tem with corn pudding, and a side salad. Even DH thought they were better cooked this way! Thanks so much for sharing.

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    Nutritional Facts for Italian Style Chicken Livers With Orzo

    Serving Size: 1 (432 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1418.6
     
    Calories from Fat 458
    32%
    Total Fat 50.9 g
    78%
    Saturated Fat 11.2 g
    56%
    Cholesterol 1569.7 mg
    523%
    Sodium 341.8 mg
    14%
    Total Carbohydrate 107.7 g
    35%
    Dietary Fiber 5.1 g
    20%
    Sugars 6.9 g
    27%
    Protein 94.5 g
    189%

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