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Scrummy Mushroom Pate

This recipe is in categories Healthy eating, Snacks, Starters, Vegetarian
About this recipe
Healthiness : (30 votes)
Difficulty:  2 out of 5 difficulty

This is quite easy to make. You do need a hand blender or something similar to get it smooth.

This recipe uses the following processes: chopping, crushing, sweating onions, using the stove top, frying and using a hand blender.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes, cooling time and minimum of 30 minutes chilling
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Number of servings: Makes a large (8
Serving suggestions: Serve on crackers or slices of French bread. Great in sandwiches too.
This is a vegetarian recipe

This is a lovely, rich tasting and scrummy mushroom pate. i like it and I don't even like mushrooms very much.
  • 75g, 3oz butter
  • 2-4 shallots or a small onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 225g, 8oz flat mushrooms, chopped
  • 25g, 1 oz bread (wholemeal tastes best), crumbled into small pieces
  • 100g, 4oz cottage cheese
  •  a pinch of nutmeg, ground mage and salt and pepper to taste
  • Chopping board
  • Vegetable knife
  • Garlic crusher
  • Large saucepan
  • Wooden spoon
  • Hand Blender
Making and cooking it
Always wash your hands before preparing food Always wash your hands before preparing food.

  1. Slice the onions and crush the garlic
  2. Melt the butter and sweat the onions until soft
  3. Add the mushrooms and spices, cook until soft
  4. Add the crumbled bread
  5. Cool and blend the mushroom mixture until fairly smooth
  6. Add the cottage cheese and blend until smooth
  7. Put into serving dishes and chill until firm
  8.  Refrigerate until needed, it will keep for a few days in the fridge
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