Almond Mushroom Pate

Recipe by Dancer
READY IN: 25mins
YIELD: 1 1/2 cs.




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