Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 0 mins

This tastes a lot like liver pate, but it is completely vegetarian. Use this as an appetizer with crakers and raw vegetables, or as a sandwich spread.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in a small skillet. Add onion and salt, and saute over medium heat for about 10 minutes - until the onions begin to brown. Add the beans and saute until they are tender (about 8-10 minutes).
  2. Combine everything in a food processor until it is all a smooth paste.
Most Helpful

Great recipe. I add baby portabella mushrooms and a little ground fennel seed. These ingredients add an even stronger hearty flavor.

Chef Court February 17, 2008

Easy to make - boiling the eggs and getting everything mixed together only took about 15 minutes. Ok taste, but I was hoping for a bit of a liver taste like the regular meat pates.

pkboiler September 15, 2007

This sounds like a really good recipe and I am thinking of trying it for a big birthday bash in September. A matter of clarification : my friend who is a buddhist vegetarian will not eat this because of the onions. Buddhist vegetarians do not eat onions, garlics, leeks and chives. One must remember that there are different types of vegetarians and they have different requirements. I can however serve this to my Indian vegetarian friends.

V'nut-Beyond Redemption July 13, 2007