Lite (Liverless) Pate Recipe

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Lite (Liverless) Pate

The original recipe for this appetizer came from one of our Weight Loss Clinic members who posted on the Recipe Doctor message board. It sounded so good I just had to try it for myself. The light version worked wonderfully, so I want to share it with all of you.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups shredded roasted, skinless, and boneless dark chicken meat (2 thighs and 2 drumsticks work well)
  • Pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 cup low trans-fat margarine with 8 grams fat per tablespoon (such as Take Control®)
  • 1/4 cup light cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • Dash celery salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg (or more to taste)
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves (or more to taste)
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet onion
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons brandy (add a tablespoon more. if desired)
  • 1/3 cup dried currants or other dried fruits (such as cranberries)

Preparation:
1. Add all ingredients to a large food processor bowl. Blend until mostly smooth.
2. Spoon into serving bowl and chill at least six hours. Serve with thinly sliced bread and/or wheat crackers (preferably reduced-fat and higher-fiber).

Yield:
8 servings

Nutritional Information:
Per serving: 129 calories, 10 g protein, 5.5 g carbohydrate, 6.5 g fat, 1.5 g saturated fat, 33 mg cholesterol, 0.6 g fiber, 57 mg sodium (not including celery salt). Calories from fat: 50%.

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Reviewed on 2/14/2006

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