Mushroom Almond Pate

A French delicacy – mushrooms and almonds ground together to a spreadable paste.

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Mushroom Almond Pate

Mushroom Almond Pate

Main Ingredients Button mushrooms, Almonds
Cuisine French
Course Snacks & Starters
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg


  • 25-30 button mushrooms thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup almonds blanched and slivered
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • A few sprigs of thyme
  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste
  • 2 tablespoons oil


  1. Toast almonds in a non-stick pan till light brown. Remove from heat and set aside.
  2. Heat butter in the same non-stick pan. Add garlic and onions, mix and sauté till fragrant.
  3. Add mushrooms, salt, thyme and crushed peppercorns, mix well and cook till the mushrooms are fully cooked. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  4. Blend almonds with oil to a paste. Add the cooked mushroom mixture and blend to a smooth paste.
  5. Serve with toast or crackers.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1053
Carbohydrates 27.1
Protein 23.4
Fat 92.3
Other Fiber Zinc- 2.4mg