Yield: 3/4 cup, 2 servings
This pâté is my daily staple—it’s delicious, versatile, and filling. Not Tuna Pâté is the perfect addition to turn a salad into a main dish. You may wish to make a larger batch, since it will keep for five days.
- 1/2 cup soaked sunflower seeds
- 1/4 cup soaked almonds
- 2 tablespoons water
- 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/2 tablespoons minced celery
- 1 tablespoon minced onion
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
- measuring cups
- measuring spoons
- citrus juicer or reamer
- food processor
- rubber spatula
- small bowl
- cutting board
- chef’s knife, 8-inch
Put the sunflower seeds, almonds, water, lemon juice, and salt in a food processor fitted with the S blade and process into a paste, stopping occasionally to scrape down the work bowl with a rubber spatula. Transfer to a small bowl and stir in the celery, onion, and parsley until well combined. Stored in a sealed container in the refrigerator, Not Tuna Pâté will keep for 5 days.
Per serving: calories: 227, protein: 8 g, fat: 20 g, carbohydrate: 9 g, fiber: 4 g, sodium: 275 mg
Not Salmon Pâté: Add 1/4 cup of shredded carrot to the food processor along with the sunflower seeds, almonds, water, lemon juice, and salt. Replace the parsley with 1 tablespoon of minced fresh dill or 1 teaspoon of dried dill weed.
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