This easy, vegan pate is packed with skin-healing nutrients and healthy fats, and makes an easy party appetizer. If you don’t have time to soak the walnuts, substitute walnut butter. Vary the herbs if you like; basil and thyme work well instead of rosemary; or add crushed red pepper flakes for a little spiciness. Serve with crackers or thinly sliced cucumber rounds.
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- Makes about 1 1/2 cups (24 1 Tbs)Servings
1/3 cup plus 2 Tbs. walnuts
3/4 cup pitted Kalamata or black Cerignola olives
2 Tbs. melted coconut oil
2 tsp. chopped fresh rosemary leaves, divided
1 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 tsp. black pepper
Coarse sea salt for garnish, optional
- Combine 1/3 cup walnuts with water to cover by 2 inches. Let soak 4 hours or overnight. Drain, rinse, and pat dry.
- Combine walnuts, olives, coconut oil, 1 tsp. chopped rosemary, garlic, and black pepper in food processor. Process until blended, but still coarse.
- Line one large or two small ramekins with plastic wrap (or coat ramekin with coconut oil). Transfer mixture to ramekin, and pack down tightly. Refrigerate 3–4 hours.
- To serve, turn ramekin over onto one or two small serving dishes. Remove ramekin and plastic wrap (if you skipped the plastic wrap, run a butter knife around the edges of ramekin before turning onto plates). Garnish with remaining walnuts, rosemary, and coarse sea salt if using, and serve.
- Calories: 30
- Carbohydrate Content: 1 g
- Fat Content: 3 g
- Saturated Fat Content: 1 g
- Sodium Content: 30 mg