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Warm Pate Tart

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Ingredients
  9 inch unbaked pie shells 2
  Eggs 5
  Canned liver pate 28 1⁄2 Ounce (6 Cans, 4 3/4 Ounce Each)
  Onion 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), chopped
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), crushed
  Dry bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Packaged)
  Ground nutmeg 1 Pinch (As Needed)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon (1/4 Stick)
  Heavy cream 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground red pepper 1 Dash
  Parmesan cheese 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs), grated
  Dry sherry 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Prepare pie shells well in advance and refrigerate until use.
2. Keep a small bowl and large bowl ready; separate 1 egg and place white in small bowl and yolk in the larger one.
3. Beat the egg white and brush over the pie shell.
4. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.

MAKING
5. In a large bowl, mix pate, 1/2 cup onion, the garlic, bread crumbs and 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg until well combined.
6. Spoon the pate mixture into the prepared pie shell and spread evenly.
7. In a small skillet, heat butter and sauté remaining 1/4 cup onion for about 2 minutes until lightly golden; keep aside.
8. To the egg yolk in the large bowl, add remaining 4 eggs and beat with cream, salt, red pepper and dash nutmeg until well combined but not frothy.
9. Add sautéed onion, cheese and sherry too the beaten egg mixture.
10. Pour half of the onion egg mixture over pate in each pie shell.
11. Place the pate tarts in the oven and bake for 35 to 40 minutes until a knife inserted 1 inch from edge comes out clean.
12. Let the pate tart cool over wire rack for about 1 hour.

SERVING
13. Cut each tart into 12 wedges and serve warm.

TIPS
Making the dish in advance will make the dish more flavorful.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday, Gourmet, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Meat
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
24

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