Lentils and peas/ Main Dishes featuring Grains and/or Beans

Lentil Pâté

Mystify your family by serving this delicious veggie pâté with lentils. A delicious source of protein for breakfast or dinner, serve them on bread or crackers with a touch of mustard—satisfaction guaranteed!

Lentil Pâté
Serves: 2 cups
 
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons of nutritional yeast
  • 1 teaspoon of tamari
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground clove
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup dried green lentils, rinsed
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 3 cups of vegetable broth
  • chopped fresh parsley, to taste
Instructions
  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, heat oil and add onion and garlic. Sauté for about 4 minutes or until onion is tender.
  2. Add yeast, tamari, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, and lentils. Season to taste, mix well, and cook for about 5 minutes.
  3. Add the vegetable broth. Bring to a boil, reduce to low heat, and simmer uncovered for about 25 minutes or until the lentils are tender. Stir regularly while cooking.
  4. In a food processor or hand blender, reduce the mixture to a smooth, even purée.
  5. Transfer the mixture to an airtight container and allow to cool in the refrigerator for 1 hour. When ready to serve, garnish with fresh parsley.

 

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