Sunday Sweetbreads Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time40 Min
Ready In45 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings8
Main Ingredient


 Calf sweetbreads8 , washed (4 pairs)
 Vinegar1 Tablespoon
 Water5 Cup (80 tbs)
 Kosher salt3 Teaspoon
 Chicken fat4 Tablespoon
 Diced onions1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Mushrooms1 Pound, sliced
 Potato flour2 Tablespoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Paprika1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Minced parsley3 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 443 Calories from Fat 146

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g25%

Saturated Fat 5.1 g25.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 923.5 mg

Sodium 1489.2 mg62%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.5%

Dietary Fiber 1.4 g5.7%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 66 g131.9%

Vitamin A 12.8% Vitamin C 17.5%

Calcium 1.7% Iron 4.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Soak the sweetbreads in cold water for about 20 minutes. Drain and set aside.

2) Take a saucepan and combine together vinegar, 3 cups water, 2 teaspoons salt and sweetbreads in it.
3) Bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce heat and cook for another 20 minutes.
4) Remove the sweetbreads and plunge into ice cold water for about 20 minutes.
5) Measure 2 cups stock and reserve for later.
6) Take out the sweetbreads and remove its membrane. Also, dice the sweetbread.
7) Take a skillet and melt about 2 tablespoons fat in it. Add onions and cook until it turns brown in color.
8) Remove the onions and reserve for later.
9) Melt remaining fat in skillet and cook mushrooms in it for about 5 minutes.
10) Take a bowl and combine stock with flour. Mix until smooth and then stir into the mushrooms.
11) Cook over low heat for about 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
12) Stir in sweetbreads, remaining salt, pepper, parsley, paprika and onions.

13) Heat and serve in patty shells or on toast.