Chef Joe Scully’s Mom’s Sauteed Kidneys Trifolati Recipe


Chef Joe Scully’s Mom’s Sauteed Kidneys Trifolati Recipe

  • 5 lbs calves kidneys
  • 2 Tbsp. vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. oil
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 x cloves garlic finely minced
  • 1 Tbsp. Anchovies, mashed
  • 2 Tbsp. minced parsley
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 x salt and pepper
  • Cooked Egg noodles for a side

Public domain image of “bovine kidneys.”


1) Cover the kidneys with cool water add in the vinegar and leave to stand for at least 30 min.

2) Drain, cut out the core and thinly slice the kidneys.

3) Heat the oil and butter in a large frying pan.

4) Add in the garlic and kidneys and fry briskly stirring constantly for 2 min.

5) Add in the parsley, anchovy, lemon juice and salt and pepper to taste.

6) Cook stirring for 1 to 2 min till the kidneys are tender but juicy.

Serve immediately over buttered warm egg noodles.

Servings: 4

Thanks, Joe and Joe’s Mom!



Chef Joe Scully (L) and Stu Helm (R): AVL Food Fans


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IMG_0273Stu Helm is an artist, writer, and podcaster living in Asheville, NC, and a frequent diner at local restaurants, cafes, food trucks, and the like. His tastes run from hot dogs and mac ‘n’ cheese, to haute cuisine, and his opinions are based on a lifetime of eating out. He began writing about food strictly to amuse his friends on Facebook.


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