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Black Pudding (Irish)


Black Pudding (Irish) recipe













Trans-fat Free, High Fiber


1 pound pigs' liver
1 ½ pounds lard
unrendered, chopped
120 ounces pigs' blood
2 pounds bread crumbs
4 ounces oatmeal
1 medium onions
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon allspice
1 x sausage casing


Black pudding (blood sausage) is always served with an Irish "fry." These days the home preparation of black pudding may be impractical due to the challenges of procuring fresh pig's blood and suitable casings.

Stew the liver in boiling salted water until tender. Remove the liver, and mince (finely chop).

Reserve cooking liquid. Mix all ingredients in large bowl, stirring until thoroughly blended.

Fill casings with the mixture. Tie off in one-foot loops.

Steam for 4 to 5 hours. Leave until cold.

Cut into ½ inch slices as required and fry in hot fat on both sides until crisped.

Serve as desired with streaky bacon, fried egg, baked beans, etc.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Philippine, Philippines
 over 8 years ago

how do i prepare it without the casing? just can't afford a machine and hard to find dry intestines here.

Maybe attempt to wrap in cheesecloth? Or other steam-able casing/dish/container?

Lindsay, Canada
 about 4 years ago
, United States
 over 3 years ago


Kernersville, United States
 over 3 years ago

Pigs blood? Wow!

Grand Rapids, United States
 over 3 years ago

How many servings is 8? How many pounds does this make???

Modesto, United States
 over 2 years ago


, United States
 over 2 years ago

I have a farm that will save back pigs blood and freeze immediately. Will freshly frozen pigs blood work?

Jasper, United States
 about 2 years ago

Above. ‘‘Tis not ideal. I think the blood would curdle.

, United States
 over 1 year ago

Sounds a lot like blood sausage that the Portugese make.

North Little Rock, United States
 about 1 year ago

this is realy gross

North Little Rock, United States
 about 1 year ago

This doesn't seem that bad, y'all are just babies :((

North Little Rock, United States
 about 1 year ago


Riverview, United States
 about 1 year ago

I have had this and it is one of my favorite breakfast foods! I wish restaurants would make it here in the US.

Highett, Australia
 about 1 year ago

I made Lancashire black pudding in Australia and could only get frozen pig’s blood which is definitely not ideal but it turned out very good and even converted people who previously did not like it 25

, United States
 about 1 year ago

Delicious treat! Stewardship from tail to snout.

, United States
 about 1 year ago

Nom nom nom. l grew up on it in the long ago, and still eat it daily when l'm home.

Jakarta, Indonesia
 9 months ago

my favourite !!!! delicious. Stir in some soaked pearl barley. Planty of black pepper.

, United States
 5 months ago

While steaming all of the sausages broke do you have any suggestions for the next time I make these.

, United States
 16 days ago

Is 120 oz pig's blood is three and a half cups? If so, that seems like a small amount next to 2 pounds of bread crumbs. Anyways, my bp came out very dry. I am thinking too much in the way of bread crumbs.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 216g (7.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 122967% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 91g 140%
Saturated Fat 35g 174%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 81mg 27%
Sodium 1126mg 47%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 28%
Dietary Fiber 6g 23%
Sugars g
Protein 31g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 21% Iron 31%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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