Healthy organ meat recipes are quickly catching momentum in many traditional and healing diet circles. Organ meats are promoted for their impressive nutritional quality, affordability, and utility. From personal favorites like Dairy-Free Ox Liver Pate and Organ Meat Pie to Instant Pot Beef Tongue and Brown Butter Chicken Hearts, these are some of the best organ meat recipes for paleo and keto dieters!
Easy Paleo and Keto Organ Meat Recipes
If you’re ready to learn how to cook organ meat recipes or if you’re already a pro looking for new inspiration, I have recipes for you!
Every recipe in this collection is low carb and approved for paleo and keto diets. These recipes are also 100% gluten-free and grain-free too!
Most recipes are dairy free as well. Depending on the recipe, you may need to make small adjustments like using olive oil instead of butter if you want a dairy free version.
How to Get Started with Organ Meat
Did the off the charts nutritional benefits of liver get your attention? They certainly grabbed mine! That’s usually the gateway into the delicious world of nose-to-tail eating.
To start eating more organ meats I recommend:
- Learn about all the benefits of organ meats and get stoked on this new part of your health journey
- Buy ground organ meat (or grind it yourself) for hidden organ meat recipes
- Make your favorite meal and serve a small portion of offal on the side. Then gradually increase the dose as you find it more appealing
AIP, GAPS, & Carnivore Approved
The common thread with all these diets is that they eliminate processed foods and are built on wholesome, from-scratch cooking. With animal foods in high regard, organ meats are celebrated and encouraged for those seeking to heal from chronic disease, rebuild immunity, and restore proper gut function.
Many of the recipes here are easily modified for the AIP, GAPS, and carnivore diet if they are not already fully approved.
Follow the diet guidelines that work best for you and omit or replace ingredients as needed. At the base of all these recipes are nourishing animal foods which are acceptable across the board.
Paleo & Keto Hidden Organ Meat Recipes
Organ Meat Pie – Simple Carnivore Diet Recipe
This nourishing combination of ground beef, liver and heart baked into a meat pie is simple and satiating. It's very tasty and looks just like a normal meat pie!
Gluten-Free Low Carb Meatza with Beef Heart
Make it cheesy or keep it dairy-free, however you like it best, this dish is a win for the whole family! The hidden beef heart blends in flawlessly. This might be a new family favorite.
Easy Keto Burgers with Hidden Beef Heart
Savory paleo and low carb ground beef heart burgers are a delicious and quick meal for lunch or dinner. Dress them up with all your favorite fixings and you will never know about the hidden organ meat!
Bunless Burgers with Beef Heart Patties
This is a delightful ground beef recipe with ground beef heart topped with tangy yogurt sauce. Wrap the burgers in lettuce to keep them gluten-free and super easy to make.
Cabbage Noodles with Hidden Beef Liver
Enjoy this Asian inspired skillet meal with pan-fried cabbage noodles and ground beef. Add "hidden liver" for extra nutrient density and no one will know it's there!
Low Carb & Paleo Liver Pate Recipes
Classic Beef Liver Pate
If you are new to cooking organ meats or already well versed in their taste and textures, you have to m this recipe. Serve with bacon, celery or just a spoon!
Keto Chicken Liver Pate
Chicken livers are more mild than beef and might appeal more to beginners. It only takes 15 minutes to prep, then chill it until you're ready to serve.
Dairy Free Liver Pate with Ox Liver
Need a dairy-free pate recipe? This is the one for you! Sure to impress your dinner guests or just yourself, this is a quick prep recipe that will boost the nutrient density in your diet without triggering any dairy sensitivities.
How To Make Chicken Liver Pate
Follow this simple tutorial on how to make chicken liver pate. It is an easy and healthy appetizer or side to serve anytime. Thanks to a secret ingredient, this particular recipe is extra creamy!
Sage & Chicken Liver Pâté
This healthy liver pate is delicious with sprouted grain or sourdough toast, apples and grapes, or alongside naturally fermented cornichons.
Creamy Dairy Free Beef Liver Pate
Think you don't like liver pate? This recipe will change your mind! Maybe it's the bacon. Double batch and freeze extras for later.
Best Lamb, Chicken & Beef Liver Recipes
How to Cook Beef Liver (without Flour)
These are great for meal prepping. Mini meat pies make it easy to add nutrient dense organ meats to the diet without any weird look, taste, or texture!
Grass-Fed Beef Liver Chips
WIth only one ingredient, it doesn't get much easier than these chips. They are surprisingly awesome! They make excellent storable food too.
Boulfaf (Grilled Lamb Liver)
Here's a simple, yet delicious, liver recipe to prepare on the grill. Great for summer and outdoor cookouts! Plus it has an important cultural significance too.
Crispy Spiced Chicken Livers
Coated with almond flour and spices this a way to prepare liver that any foodie will like. Chicken livers are perfect here because they make small bite-sized pieces to pop in your mouth like popcorn.
Liver and Onions
What is a collection of liver recipes without liver and onions? It must be the most well-loved, classic recipe. Please use olive or coconut oil in place of vegetable oil!
Homemade Pemmican with Organ Meats
Homemade pemmican is the ultimate protein bar. Made in the traditional style of North American Indian tribes, take it to the next level by adding organ meat.
Chopped Liver That's As Good As Your Bubbe's
A vintage classic. Chopped liver is cooked with flavorful aromatics and served topped with cognac butter. What a delight for all the senses!
Chopped Chicken Liver Recipe
An ultra-simple liver recipe and great for any diet type. It's quick and easy but without sacrificing any taste or elegance.
Instant Pot Chicken Liver & Onions
Love using your Instant Pot? Try this chicken liver and onions recipe next! It's a modern spin on an old childhood favorite.
Organ Meat Recipes with Tongue
Instant Pot Beef Tongue
Making tongue in the Instant Pot is a great way to go for juice, tender meat without a lot of fuss or hassle.
Crispy Beef Tongue Strips
Transform juicy tender strips into crispy delicious sticks in just 15 minutes. Excellent on top of salads or just for snacking.
Mongolian Beef Tongue Appetizer
Cooked right, this comes out melt-in-your-mouth tender and can be served as an appetizer for any meal.
Salted Ox Tongue
Traditionally served as a delicacy for parties, birthdays, and weddings, this culturally significant dish should be enjoy far and wide.
Organ Meat Recipes with Heart, Kidney, Brain, Tripe & Eyeball
Easy Beef Heart Recipe (Carnivore Meatballs)
These are the ultimate nose-to-tail carnivore meatballs! You can't top this recipe in ease, convenience, or taste.
Simple Keto Chicken-Hearts Recipe
With a deep flavor, closer to duck than chicken, these hearts cook up nicely and take on the African inspired blend of cumin and tomato.
Brown Butter Fried Beef Hearts
Anything cooked in brown butter is good and these lightly fried chicken hearts are no exception! Great for all diet types.
Slow Cooker Beef Heart Recipe
Learn how to cook beef heart in a slow cooker with this simple step by step tutorial. Enjoy in the elemental state or add your favorite side dishes for a complete keto or paleo meal.
Slow Cooked Organ Meat Stew Recipe
Slow-cooked organ meat stew is a warm and nourishing meal. Good for budget-friendly meal prep, this can be a weekly staple to keep your immune system strong in the cold winter months
The EASIEST Beef Kidney Recipe (100% Carnivore)
This beef kidney recipe might make your jaw drop by how easy it is to pull together. My family eats this at least once a week.
Eating Raw Brain in our Keto Carnivore Breakfast
One of our preferred ways to eat the brain is raw. Cleaned calves brain can be part of a delicious nose-to-tail carnivore breakfast.
How to Eat Brains, Eyeballs, and Lungs
Ready for the "odd bits"? Let nothing go to waste when you butcher an animal at home. Brains, eyeballs, and lungs are all enjoyable if you know what to do with them,
Poultry or Rabbit Organ Meat Saute
Ideal for the home butcher, this recipe with a fancy Garlic Cream Bone Broth Reduction Sauce takes care of all the small organs in a single cooking session.
Spicy Szechuan Tripe Salad
This is an authentically Chinese salad made for paleo dieters. Choose pork or beef tripe as the featured ingredient.