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Quick And Easy Liver Pate

Quick and Easy Liver Pate

Quick and Easy Liver Pate

Quick and Easy Liver Pate

Quick and Easy Liver Pate
 
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Ingredients
  • ¼ c. dried tart cherries
  • 2 slices thick-cut bacon
  • 3 T. finely chopped shallots
  • 1 t. finely chopped fresh thyme
  • Salt, black pepper, to taste
  • 1 T. minced garlic
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 T. cognac
  • ¼ c. whipped cream cheese
  • 8 oz. liverwurst
  • 3 T. chopped unsalted dry-roasted pistachios, optional
Instructions
  1. Place cherries in small saucepan with just enough water to cover them.
  2. Bring to a simmer. Cook 3 minutes or until soft.
  3. Drain, cool slightly and finely chop.
  4. Cook bacon in skillet until crisp. Remove bacon from pan, reserving 1 T. drippings in pan.
  5. Finely chop bacon.
  6. Add shallots, thyme, salt, pepper, garlic and bay leaf to drippings in pan.
  7. Cook 2 minutes or until softened, stirring occasionally.
  8. Remove from heat.
  9. Add cognac, scraping pan to loosen browned bits.
  10. Remove and reserve bay leaf.
  11. Place shallot mixture, cream cheese and liverwurst in food processor. Process until smooth.
  12. Place in a small bowl. Stir in bacon and cherries.
  13. Place bay leaf on top of pate.
  14. Cover surface of pate with plastic wrap.
  15. Chill for at least 8 hours.
  16. Sprinkle with pistachios before serving, if desired.
 

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