Pork and Pistachio Pate

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READY IN: 1hr 50mins
SERVES: 36
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • Cook onion in butter until tender but not browned.
  • In large mixing bowl combine eggs, wine, vinegar, salt, basil, thyme and onion mixture.
  • Add ground pork; mix well.
  • Press half pork mixture into a 9x5x3-inch loaf pan; arrange whole pistachio nuts atop.
  • Lightly press in remaining pork mixture.
  • Top with the bay leaves; cover with foil and place in a 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
  • Pour boiling water in pan around loaf to a depth of 1 inch.
  • Bake for 1 1/2 hours.
  • Remove from oven; drain off fat.
  • Replace foil; chill overnight.
  • Remove bay leaves.
  • Loosen loaf and turn out onto serving platter.
  • Stir together sour cream and mayonnaise; spread atop pate.
  • Sprinkle the chopped pistachio nuts around edges of loaf.
  • Serve with party rye bread.
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