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Tuna Pate

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Tuna Pate! Last weekend I just wanted to cook up something simple, easy and tasty for some unexpected guests for lunch! My solution? This incredibly simple Tuna Pate recipe. Try it!
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Onions 2 Medium, finely chopped
  All purpose flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Chopped parsley/1 teaspoon dried parsley 2 Teaspoon
  Canned tuna fish 7 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Sour cream/Unflavored yogurt 3 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 2 Teaspoon, garnish
  Lemon slice 2 , garnish
  Milk 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

1 Place 50g/2 oz butter in a 1 litre/1 3/4 pint (4 1/4 cup) jug and microwave on full power for 1 1/2 minutes to melt.
2 Stir in the onion and microwave on full power for 2 minutes.
3 Stir in the flour, then gradually stir in milk.
4 Microwave on full power for 4 minutes.
5 Beat well with a whisk; the sauce will be very thick. Beat in salt and pepper, parsley and remaining butter.
6 Cover with a damp tea (dish) towel and leave to cool for 10 minutes.
7 Flake the fish into a food processor or blender goblet.
8 Add soured cream or yogurt, lemon juice and cooled sauce. Process until smooth.
9 Pour into a serving dish and refrigerate.
10 Garnish with lemon slices and serve with fresh, warm toast and sliced, raw carrots and cucumber.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1972 Calories from Fat 1122

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 127 g195.5%

Saturated Fat 71.6 g358.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 329.3 mg109.8%

Sodium 1284.7 mg53.5%

Total Carbohydrates 130 g43.2%

Dietary Fiber 10.6 g42.3%

Sugars 34.6 g

Protein 84 g167.1%

Vitamin A 87.4% Vitamin C 99%

Calcium 55.3% Iron 49.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Tuna Pate Recipe