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Mushroom And Nut Pate

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Ingredients
  Butter 2 Tablespoon (1/4 stick)
  Mushrooms 1 Pound, sliced
  Onion 1 Small, sliced
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Slivered almonds 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), toasted
  Hazelnuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), toasted
  Peanut oil 2 Tablespoon
  Dried thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Red pepper 1 Dash
  Toasted sesame seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon (garnish)
  Assorted crackers 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Melt butter in large skillet over medium-high heat.
Add mushrooms, onion and garlic and saute until most of liquid has evaporated.
Remove from heat.
Coarsely chop almonds and hazel nuts in blender or processor; remove 2 tablespoons and set aside.
Continue chopping, slowly adding oil until mixture is well blended.
Add seasoning and mushroom mixture and blend thoroughly .
Stir in remaining nuts.
Mold into loaf and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Blending
Restriction: 
Vegetarian

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