Duck Liver Mousse

Preparation info
  • Serves

    12 to 24

    • Difficulty


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By Joyce Goldstein

Published 1998

  • About

This mousse is so rich and voluptuous, you will find that a little goes a very long way. It is not the world’s healthiest recipe in terms of cholesterol content, but you could make it for a large party or serve a single crouton as part of an assorted appetizer platter.


  • ½ cup plus 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


Melt 1 tablespoon butter with half the olive oil in a large sauté pan or skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and apple and cook, stirring frequently, until very tender. Transfer to a blender or food processor.

Add the remaining oil and another tablespoon butter to the pan and heat over h