mushroom almond pate


1 cup slivered almonds

1/4 cup butter or margarine

1 small onion, chopped

1 clove garlic, minced or pressed

3/4 pound mushrooms, sliced

3/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon thyme leaves

1/8 teaspoon white pepper

2 tablespoons salad oil
How to make Mushroom Almond Pate
Spread almonds in a shallow pan and toast in a 350° oven for about 8 minutes or until lightly browned.
Melt butter in a wide frying pan over medium high heat.
Add onion, garlic, mushrooms, salt, thyme, and pepper.
Cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is soft and most of pan juices have evaporated.
In a food processor or blender, whirl almonds to form a paste.
With motor running, add oil and whirl until creamy.
Add mushroom mixture and whirl until pate is smooth.