Nutty Paté Recipe

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Walnut Paté

This paté makes a nice spread for veggies and Sunny Flax Crackers, or as a filling in vegan sushi.

Nutty Paté
It is interesting that walnuts look like a brain—a ¼ cup (60 mL) serving contains 2270 mg of omega-3 fat, which has been shown to increase focus and memory. I often have this for lunch wrapped inside Nori sheets (flat sheets of paperlike dark purple seaweed). This paté makes a nice spread for veggies and Sunny Flax Crackers, or as a filling in vegan sushi.
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Nutrition Facts
Nutty Paté
Amount Per Serving
Calories 444 Calories from Fat 378
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 42g 65%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Polyunsaturated Fat 25g
Monounsaturated Fat 11g
Sodium 293mg 12%
Potassium 247mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 2g
Protein 12g 24%
Vitamin A 14%
Vitamin C 13%
Calcium 8%
Iron 19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Prep Time 240 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1 cup raw sunflower seeds
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp filtered water
  • 1 cup walnuts chopped
  • 2 tbsp red onion chopped
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp fresh basil or dill; use 1 tbsp/15 mL dried
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 tsp grey sea salt or pink rock salt
  • Omit the dill and basil
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom
Optional Indian flavour
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp ginger chopped
Prep Time 240 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1 cup raw sunflower seeds
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp filtered water
  • 1 cup walnuts chopped
  • 2 tbsp red onion chopped
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp fresh basil or dill; use 1 tbsp/15 mL dried
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 tsp grey sea salt or pink rock salt
  • Omit the dill and basil
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom
Optional Indian flavour
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp ginger chopped
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Nutrition Facts
Nutty Paté
Amount Per Serving
Calories 444 Calories from Fat 378
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 42g 65%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Polyunsaturated Fat 25g
Monounsaturated Fat 11g
Sodium 293mg 12%
Potassium 247mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 2g
Protein 12g 24%
Vitamin A 14%
Vitamin C 13%
Calcium 8%
Iron 19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Instructions
  1. Soak the sunflower seeds in 2 cups (500 mL) of water for 4 to 8 hours. Drain and rinse.
  2. Place the sunflowers seeds, olive oil, and water in a food processor fitted with the S-blade, and blend until pastelike. Scrape down the sides with a spatula.
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients and pulse for a few more seconds to combine.
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