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                                 PARTY PATE
 
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 Serving Size  : 28   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers                       Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       c            Pinto beans, soaked
    3       c            Water
    1                    Bay leaf
    5                    Garlic cloves, peeled &
                         -- mashed
    1       t            Salt
    1       t            Marjoram
    1       t            Oregano
    1       c            TVP® granules or flakes
    1       tb           Ketchup
      7/8   c            Hot water
      1/2   c            Chopped onion
    1       tb           Olive oil
    3       lg           Shiitake mushrooms soaked in
                         -- 1 c hot water
    2       tb           Mirin sauce
    1       tb           Soy sauce
      1/4   ts           Black pepper
    1       t            Mace
 
   Combine beans, water, bay leaf & garlic in a large
   pot.  Bring to a boil & cook for 70 to 80 minutes till
   tender.  Remove bay leaf & drain beans. Stir in salt,
   marjoram & oregano.
   
   Combine TVP®, hot water & ketchup.  Set aside.  Saute
   onion in olive oil till soft.
   
   When mushrooms have soaked for 15 minutes, remove &
   slice into 1 inch strips about 14 inch wide.  Set
   aside.
   
   Combine beans, onion & TVP® mixture in a food processor
   along with mirin, soy sauce, pepper & mace.  Blend
   till smooth.  Fold in the mushroom strips. Pack
   mixture into a lightly oiled 1-quart mold.  Cover with
   foil, place in a pan of hot water & bake at 350F for 1
   hour.
   
   Remove from oven.  Place a plate on top of pate &
   weight down till the pate becomes firm.  Let cool in
   the fridge.  Turn out onto a plate to serve.
   
   Serve as a spread on thin slices of melba toast or
   crackers.
   
   VT February 1992
   
   Posted by Mark Satterly
  
 
 
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