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Algarve Paté Starter

A Portuguese-style pâté with Clover Leaf's Mediterranean-seasoned Brisling Sardines … ideal for a light snack or you can prepare it in advance for an entertaining event.

Makes 1 cup
Prep time
10 min
Chill Time
30 min
Time to Table
40 min

Ingredients

1
thick slice, crusty bread, crusts removed
1/4 cup (50 mL)
water
1/4 cup (50 mL)
softened butter
1 can (80g)
Clover Leaf Brisling Sardines, Mediterranean
1 tbsp (15 mL)
finely chopped green onion, white part only
1 tsp (5 mL)
each, hot pepper sauce and lemon juice
1 tsp (5 mL)
extra virgin olive oil (optional)
Mixed olives
Additional sliced bread

Preparation

  1. Drizzle the bread with the water and let stand until the bread absorbs all the liquid. Transfer to a food processor. Add the butter, sardines - including the can liquid, onion, hot pepper sauce and lemon juice. Process until smooth, scraping down sides of bowl as necessary. Transfer to a crock and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving or for up to 2 days.
  2. Drizzle the top of the spread with extra virgin olive oil, if using. Serve immediately with additional sliced bread and olives, as a snack or as a first course.
  3. Makes 1 cup (250 mL) .

Nutrition

Amount per serving% Daily Value
Calories
100
Fat
4 g
6%
Saturated Fat
2 g
Trans Fat
0.1 g
Saturated + Trans
11%
Cholesterol
10 mg
Sodium
180 mg
8%
Carbohydrate
13 g
4%
Fibre
0 g
Sugar
1 g
Protein
3 g
Vitamin A
2%
Vitamin C
Calcium
4%
Iron
6%

Claims Per Serving

- Low in Saturated Fat
- Low in Cholesterol
- Source of Iron

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