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Russian Beet Pate

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Here's a recipe for Russian Beet Pate which is yummy. It can be very easily prepared at home. I prepared this Russian Beet Pate for a party and i still get calls from the guests to take the recipe. Try it out and share the feedback
Ingredients
  Raw beets 1 1⁄4 Pound
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon 1
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Garlic cloves 2 Small, minced
  Parsley 3 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste
  Buttered toasted bread 8 (For Serving)
  Russian carrots 4 (For Serving)
  Green apple salad 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (For Serving)
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Scrub the beets under running cold water with a soft brush to remove all traces of dirt.
2 In a pressure cooker, place the beets with a little water and cook for 20 minutes.
3 Or boil in a large pot of lightly salted water for about 2 hours, until tender.
4 Let cool before peeling.
5 Chop finely.

MAKING
6 In a bowl, mix the beets with the butter, softened at room temperature, juice and finely grated rind of the lemon, a generous pinch of salt, and the sugar.
7 Transfer this mixture to a nonstick saucepan.
8 Cook over moderate heat for about 7 minutes, stirring continuously; it should become thick and homogenous.
9 Set aside.
10 When cold, stir in the garlic and parsley, adding freshly ground pepper and more salt if needed.
11 Press down firmly into 4 small terrines or ramekin dishes.
12 Chill in the refrigerator for a few hours or overnight.

SERVING
13 Serve chilled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Chilling
Ingredient: 
Beet
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
35 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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