Vege-Tastic Mushroom PâtéA Vegetarian Twist On A Fancy French Classic

If you’re looking for a meat-free alternative to your favourite fancy spread, this Vege-Tastic Mushroom Pâté could be just what you’re looking for. As a kid I loved pâté, but I admit that over the years the thought that it contained…

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If you’re looking for a meat-free alternative to your favourite fancy spread, this Vege-Tastic Mushroom Pâté could be just what you’re looking for. As a kid I loved pâté, but I admit that over the years the thought that it contained lived (it doesn’t always, but still) did turn me off a little. When I became vegetarian that fancy pâté was one of the foods I missed, particularly at dinner parties.

Well, no more. Now I have this great mushroom pâté recipe that is totally vegetarian, and totally delicious. Throw it together for your next dinner party, the mixture can absolutely be frozen and is a crowd-pleaser for sure!

Vege-Tastic Mushroom Pâté | Stay At Home Mum

serves
10 (as dip)
time needed
prep cook
ingredients
7
difficulty
Easy
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Ingredients

  • 300 grams Mushrooms variety of your choice
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 2 tsp Garlic minced
  • 200 grams Cream Cheese
  • 0.3 cup Fresh Parsley
  • 1/4 tsp Salt or more, to taste
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper or more, to taste

Method

  1. Warm a heavy based frying pan over medium heat. Melt the butter in the pan.
  2. Once melted, add the mushrooms and garlic, stirring for about 10 minutes or until the mushrooms have released their water and the mixture is fragrant.
  3. Pop the mushroom mixture into the food processor and blend until smooth. Add the cream cheese and blend again. Stir through the parsley and add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Leave to cool, and refrigerate for at least one hour to allow the flavour to develop. Serve on crackers, or toasted bread topped with spring onions.


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