Pâté: a mixture of cooked ground meat and fat minced into a spreadable paste.
Spreadable meat? Oh gross, right? I recently saw a recipe for salmon bisque. Looked good enough to try. I like soup and I like salmon. Let's marry them and see what's what....
It reminded me of cat food, regurgitated and thrown into a soup with some spices!
I thought I was done with creamy seafood, but...
I stumbled upon my tuna pate when I was trying to create an E tuna sandwich. I have been pregnant and then in a baby fog, so my THM rules are a little muddled. I bent them here and there, so now that it's time to go back to being strict I got a little confused. I was in the process of making my E lunch and wanted a Tuna sandwich. Well, as I got started, it dawned on me that tuna is mixed with mayo to have that 'tunafish sandwich taste'. Darn! Now what? I put the canned tuna in my food processor with a little s&p, lemon juice and a couple wedges of Laughing Cow Lite Cheese. Something magical happened when I blended it. A Pâté of some sort. And it's delicious! Not at all like regurgitated cat food.
1 can of tuna in water, drained
3 wedges of Laughing Cow cheese
(that's 4.5 g fat)
a few squirts of lemon juice
S & P
Blend in food processor until smooth
A complete lunch of Tuna Pâté, Joseph Pita Crackers and a small bowl of tomato soup (pg 293) with broccoli.
You could try this with canned or pouch salmon, but after my seafood bisque experience, I won't be going there!
Since we are all fancy and French today....