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Tuna Pate

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Category: Seafood, Appetizers

 Ingredients List

  • 10 oz Canned white albacore tuna,
  • -packed in oil, drained*
  • 1 c Butter, softened
  • 2 To 3 drops lemon juice
  • 2 To 3 drops Tabasco sauce
  • 10 md Shrimp, cooked, shelled and
  • -minced
  • 3 tb Coarsely chopped pimiento
  • 2 tb Drained tiny capers


An inspired and inexpensive seafood hors d'oeuvre.

salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

Combine tuna, butter, lemon juice and Tabasco in a food processor or
blender, process until mixture is smooth. Transfer to a bowl, add shrimp,
pimiento and capers, mix well. Season with salt and pepper, taste and
adjust seasoning (pate must be highly seasoned).

Pack into a well-oiled 3-cup loaf pan or mold, chill 24 hours. To serve,
let stand 30 minutes at room temperature, unmold on a plate. Garnish with
parsley or watercress sprigs and sliced stuffed olives. Serve with buttered
toast rounds.

*Do not substitute water-packed tuna

10 servings

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