Pecan Pate, Spread or Meat Substitute
Depending upon the consistency you desire, this recipe can be a pate or spread, or made to a bit crumbly and used as a meat substitute in tacos and wraps.
Yummy Pecan Pate Recipe
Equipment Needed: Food Processor
Yield: approximately 1 cup
- 1 1/2 cups pecans, soaked and dehydrated
- 2 tablespoons minced green onion
- 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1/2 tablespoon light miso (or tamari or coconut aminos)
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/4 teaspoon Himalayan salt
- Optional: 1 tablespoon minced celery
- Optional: 1 tablespoon minced red pepper
- 2 tablespoons minced, fresh parsley (or 2 teaspoons dried parsley)
- 1 tablespoon minced, fresh basil (or 1 teaspoon dried basil)
*If you only have fresh parsley or fresh basil, but not both, use 2 tablespoons of either one
1. Using a food processor, equipped with ‘S’ blade, place pecans and process until medium ground (do not over process).
2. Add onion, , lemon juice, miso, garlic powder, and salt, and pulse to mix.
3. Add fresh herbs, parsley and/or basil, pulse to mix.
At this point do you have the consistency you desire. If too crumbly, add a small amount of water and pulse to mix in.
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