Mock Chopped Liver

Mock Chopped Liver


"Mock chopped liver in this recipe is made out of lentils. This dish tastes just like the real thing without the cholesterol of real liver! Serve mounded on a platter with crackers."


2 h 35 m servings 387 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 387 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 21.4 g
  • 33%
  • Carbs:
  • 36.5g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 17.2 g
  • 34%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 581 mg
  • 23%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place water, lentils, and bouillon cubes in a pot. Cover pot and cook about 30 minutes or until tender. Drain well.
  2. Heat oil in skillet, saute onion until it becomes translucent.
  3. In an electric food processor, grind lentils, onions and walnuts until your desired consistency for the pate is reached. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Chill before serving.
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  1. 46 Ratings


I was out of walnuts and the stores were closed - which led to my variation: leave out the walnuts and add a cup of matzo meal. Use canola oil (1/2 cup) or margarine or both to make up for the o...

At first I was a little bit leery about this recipe, but once I tasted it, I knew it would be a hit at our next potluck. Sure enough, I was right, everyone loved it. However, being a garlic love...

I am a caterer & made this for an event today. Everyone raved & there wasn't a bite left! One batch made enough for about 15 people on a buffet with much other food.

When I made this yesterday I tried it and thought "oh well, you can't really expect lentils and walnuts to taste like liver anyways". Oh, what a difference a day makes. After a night in the fr...

this mock liver is amazing. i've made it every passover for the past couple years. i don't know how it tastes like real chopped liver, but it does. i sometimes dust it with hard-boiled egg yolk...

Love it!!! Thank you for sharing this. I have made this for almost every party in the past 2 years. It always goes down well and I am always asked for the reciepe by at least one person. It ...

This makes an excellent side dish or appetizer. I think it tastes best cold as it thickens after it cools. I added an additional 1/4 cup walnuts since I love walnuts. I served this with Armenian...

Not bad. I cooked Passover for my husband's family (I'm the shikse) so I tried to keep it traditional. This mock chopped liver was as good as those that I had gotten at delis in the past. Only c...

Intrigued by the recipe (and reviews), I gave this one a try without any alterations. It was easy enough to make, and while not altogether BAD, I (and my guests) didn't think it was anything sp...