Mushroom pâté

Mushroom pâté



Presenting a delectable recipe for Mushroom Pâté! This exquisite dish showcases the robust and earthy notes of mushrooms, harmoniously blended into a luscious spread. Whether you follow a vegetarian lifestyle or desire a mouthwatering meatless alternative, this mushroom pâté is sure to impress. With readily available ingredients and simple steps, you can effortlessly craft a gourmet treat that will tantalize your palate. Prepare yourself for a culinary adventure as you elevate your dining experience with the irresistible flavors of mushroom pâté!















  • 25g mushrooms 
  • 500g, roughly chopped
  • 3 mushrooms roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • few sprigs of thyme, leaves stripped
  • 50ml dry sherry
  • 250g soft cheese
  • ½ tsp black peppercorns, crushed







Cooking Instructions:


Step 1:

Place the dried mushrooms in a heatproof bowl and pour 100ml of freshly boiled water over them.


Next, add the mushrooms to a food processor and pulse until finely chopped.












Step 2:

In a large frying pan, heat 1 tablespoon of oil over medium-high heat. Add the finely chopped mushrooms and a pinch of salt.


Fry the mushrooms, tossing them regularly, for approximately 10 minutes until the moisture in the pan has evaporated and the mushrooms begin to caramelize.


Once done, transfer the mushrooms back into the food processor.













Step 3:

In the same pan, heat the remaining tablespoon of oil. Add the shallot and a pinch of salt, and sauté for 5 minutes until softened.


Then, add the garlic and thyme leaves, and cook for another minute. Pour in the sherry and let it simmer for a moment.


Drain the mushrooms, reserving 50ml of the liquid.


Finely chop the mushrooms and add them to the pan along with the reserved liquid.


Stir and cook until most of the liquid has evaporated. Allow the mixture to cool, and then transfer it into the food processor.











Step 4:

Place the soft cheese in the food processor, along with the black pepper.


Process the mixture until it becomes a smooth pâté. Transfer the pâté into a serving bowl and it is ready to be enjoyed.












In conclusion

Introducing our exquisite Mushroom Pâté, a culinary creation that celebrates the delightful and robust flavors of mushrooms. This recipe promises a smooth and indulgent experience, delivering pure satisfaction with each spoonful.

No matter your level of expertise in the kitchen, this recipe is incredibly straightforward, requiring only a few ingredients. Prepare to delight your taste buds with the perfect combination of velvety texture and earthy mushroom goodness.

Not only does this dish gratify your palate, but it also offers a nourishing and wholesome option that you can enjoy guilt-free. Treat yourself to the pleasure of Mushroom Pâté and uncover a new favorite in your repertoire of delectable recipes!



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