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  • Serves: 28 Servings

Party Pate

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Category: Appetizers, Vegetarian

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Pinto beans, soaked
  • 3 c Water
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 5 Garlic cloves, peeled &
  • -- mashed
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1 ts Marjoram
  • 1 ts Oregano
  • 1 c TVP granules or flakes
  • 1 tb Ketchup
  • 7/8 c Hot water
  • 1/2 c Chopped onion
  • 1 tb Olive oil
  • 3 lg Shiitake mushrooms soaked in
  • -- 1 c hot water
  • 2 tb Mirin sauce
  • 1 tb Soy sauce
  • 1/4 ts Black pepper
  • 1 ts Mace


Combine beans, water, bay leaf & garlic in a large pot. Bring to a boil &
cook for 70 to 80 minutes till tender. Remove bay leaf & drain beans. Stir
in salt, marjoram & oregano.

Combine TVP, hot water & ketchup. Set aside. Saute onion in olive oil
till soft.

When mushrooms have soaked for 15 minutes, remove & slice into 1 inch
strips about 14 inch wide. Set aside.

Combine beans, onion & TVP mixture in a food processor along with mirin,
soy sauce, pepper & mace. Blend till smooth. Fold in the mushroom strips.
Pack mixture into a lightly oiled 1-quart mold. Cover with foil, place in a
pan of hot water & bake at 350F for 1 hour.

Remove from oven. Place a plate on top of pate & weight down till the pate
becomes firm. Let cool in the fridge. Turn out onto a plate to serve.

Serve as a spread on thin slices of melba toast or crackers.

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