Mushroom Pate with Truffle Oil

Mushroom Pate with Truffle Oil

Ingredients:

  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 500gm mixed mushrooms chopped
  • 5 springs fresh thyme
  • 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 200gm cashews freshly roasted
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons fresh parsley
  • 2 Tbs quality truffle oil
  • salt to taste

Method:

  1. Sauté the oil, onion, garlic, mushrooms, and thyme until fragrant and cooked.
  2. Add the mushroom mixture and all the other ingredients (except the truffle oil) to a food processor and pulse until the desired consistency has been reached.
  3. If necessary a little water can be added.
  4. Chill prior to serving.
  5. Top with a layer of truffle oil and serve with grilled sourdough.

Prepared by:
Ivonne Nathan
Culinary Skills Teacher
Trade Skills and Vocational Learning
Canberra Institute of Technology

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