Liver and Onions, mash, carrots and peas, 66p a serving

Feb 1, 2014 | 1 comment


This was my dinner this evening. I picked up a small pack of liver at my recent shop at Morrisons. I really like it, Mike doesn’t, so this will make two meals for me.


200g lambs liver, Morrisons 59p
100g cooking bacon, chopped into dice, Asda 81p/500g, 16p
200g onion, Asda 98p/2kg, 10p
15g gravy granules, Bisto £3/500g, 9p

300g potatoes, £1.18/2.5kg, 14p
160g carrots, peeled and sliced, £1.18/2kg, 9p
160g peas, 98p/1kg, 16p

Slice the onion and sauté in a little oil, when softening, add the bacon and cook for 2-3 minutes
Add the liver, sliced through into thinner pieces if necessary. Cook very gently for a further couple of minutes.
Add the gravy granules and cook until the liver is cooked to your liking.
I use Bisto rather then the SmartPrice version as that has palm oil in it, which I don’t like to have. Use whichever one you like of course.

While the liver is cooking, prepare and cook the potatoes. Mash well, add a little butter or milk if you like.
Cook the carrots and peas. Lately, I have been cooking vegetables in a covered Pyrex dish in the microwave, quick and cheap. Enough vegetables for two take five minutes. Add a tblsp water to the dish or the veg will dry out.

I have used cauliflower as well, lots of different veg would go with this, whatever you have.


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    Commonly, the faggot consists of minced pork liver and heart, wrapped in bacon, with onion and breadcrumbs.

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