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Almond Mushroom Pate recipe

Almond Mushroom Pate

For 6 servings:

Ingredients for Almond Mushroom Pate:

  • 2 Tbs Margarine
  • 1 c Blanched Whole Almonds(6 oz)
  • 1 Sm Onion, chopped (1/4 c)
  • 1 Tbs Lemon juice
  • 1 Clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp Soy Sauce
  • 1 1/2 c Sliced Mushrooms (4 oz)
  • 1 dash White Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Tarragon
  • 2 Tbs Cream Cheese, opt. *

Directions for: Almond Mushroom Pate

  1. GARNISH: slivered or finely chopped almonds, fresh parsley sprigs, pimiento strips, or sweet red pepper strips, optionalIn a large skillet, melt margarine.
  2. Add onion, garlic, and mushrooms.
  3. Saute until tender but not browned.
  4. Add tarragon, stir until it is softened.
  5. Pour mixture into a bowl of food processor.
  6. Add remaining ingredients.
  7. Process until mixture is smooth.
  8. Add cheese if you prefer a more spreadable consistency.
  9. Spoon into a serving bowl.
  10. Top with garnish of your choice.
  11. Makes 1 1/2 cups.
  12. People who do not like ordinary pate seem to love this one.
  13. Vary the herbs and substitute the vegetables as you wish.
  14. Serve with water crackers, thick slices of crusty French bread, thin slices of whole wheat bread, or unsalted whole wheat crackers.
  15. May be frozen.

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