Burgers with Liver (Recipe)


Diet Compliance: GFCF/SCD/LOD/FG/Egg-Free/Nut-Free

To make it low salicylate, eliminate the herbs and spices, use only except salt to season.

For low FODMAP, avoid onion powder.

I know this dish may not sound tasty, but these burgers are delicious!  No one will know they are eating liver.  Liver is high level of iron, zinc, vitamins A, C, and B12. I strongly recommend it.


  • 1 lb ground beef 
  • ¼-1/3 cup ground liver (put liver in food processor and blend until smooth) about 2-3 oz.  Avoid any liver that is not thoroughly blended
  • 1-2 teaspoons onion powder
  • Rosemary, white pepper, or other herb or spice (white pepper is lower oxalate)
  • Salt, dash


Mix together and form into patties.  Cook as usual – in a pan, on the grill, or as desired. Since these contain raw liver, cook them until thoroughly done (when they reach an internal temperature of 160 degrees fahrenheit).

Julie Matthews is a Certified Nutrition Consultant who received her master’s degree in medical nutrition with distinction from Arizona State University. She is also a published nutrition researcher and has specialized in complex neurological conditions, particularly autism spectrum disorders and ADHD for over 20 years. Julie is the award winning author of Nourishing Hope for Autism, co-author of a study proving the efficacy of nutrition and dietary intervention for autism published in the peer-reviewed journal, Nutrients, and also the founder of BioIndividualNutrition.com. Download her free guide, 12 Nutrition Steps to Better Health, Learning, and Behavior.

1 Comment

  1. Can’t wait to try this recipe.. Anytime you can make one of the healthiest meats on the planet more palatable..it’s a very good thing:)


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