A nutritional powerhouse or a superfood, the liver is a nutritious food that is rich in protein, nutrients, vitamins, and minerals. The liver is an indispensable organ for the cow, that performs multiple important functions including detoxification, metabolism, and the storage of vitamins and minerals.
The liver is densely packed with minerals and nutrients, including vitamin A, vitamin B12, folate, riboflavin, iron, copper, etc. They contain zinc that supports the immune system, phosphorus that aids bone and tooth health, and selenium that help improve metabolism. They are rich in high-quality protein and are associated with increased metabolic rate, reduced appetite, helpful in building muscle and preserving muscle during weight loss. Cow liver, when compared to muscle meats, has lower calories and fat while at the same time higher vitamin and mineral content.
How to use:
There are various ways to include liver in the diet - pan-fried, as curry, in spaghetti bolognese, burgers, along with plenty of seasoning, etc.
Wash the liver thoroughly and pat them dry. Wrap it in aluminum foil and store the meat in a heavy-duty resealable plastic bag. To last longer, Liver can be stored in the freezer, wrapped in aluminum foil.