Avocado and Pilchard Pate Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Avocado and Pilchard Pate Recipe
  • READY IN 15 mins

Avocado and Pilchard Pate

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"Avocado pears, tinned Pacific Pilchards (in brine) or tinned herring fillets (in oil) and stuffed olives - in combination, they will provide you with a very healthy, nutritious, and tasty snack. It's highly likely that if you serve this as a dinner starter, you will be asked 'How did you make this?'"

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Original recipe makes 18 appetizer servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    15 mins

Directions

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine avocados herring fillets, olives, gherkins, and capers. Add chopped green onion if desired. Season with Worcestershire sauce and pepper. With an electric mixer, begin whisking together ingredients to make paste. Mix in mayonnaise to bind: for a rough mixture add in about 1 tablespoon mayonnaise, and for a smoother paste add up to 4 tablespoons. Chill for 4 to 8 hours.
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Footnotes

  • As a starter serve on a lettuce leaf with a garnish of finely sliced tomatoes, a lemon wedge or two, and a sprig of parsley, accompanied by warmed melba toast. As a snack, put out the bowl with a range of plain and salted crackers/biscuits.
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Oct 06, 2008

Wonderfully flavourful! Use as a dip with lavash bread or toast.

 
Jan 31, 2014

I left the gherkins out because I don't care for them and I used herring because I couldn't find pilchards. I don't think I would call this a pâté, it is a bit too loose, but it is really tasty. I have to be honest, I made this on a dare and was happily surprised.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 116 kcal
  • 6%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 4 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 6 mg
  • 2%
  • Fat
  • 10.7 g
  • 16%
  • Fiber
  • 2.3 g
  • 9%
  • Protein
  • 2.4 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 208 mg
  • 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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