*  Exported from  MasterCook Mac  *
 
                            Fran’s Special Pate
 
 Recipe By     : Adapted from Dr. Atkins' New Diet Cookbook
 Serving Size  : 20   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Poultry                          Appetizer
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4      slices        bacon, no-nitrate
    1      pound         chicken livers
    1                    chicken cutlet  -- pounded flat
    4      teaspoons     seasoned salt
    3      tablespoons   bacon fat
    2      tablespoons   butter
    2      tablespoons   white wine (or water or chicken broth)
    4      ounces        water chestnuts
    2                    eggs, hard-boiled
    1                    Boursin cheese
    3      tablespoons   sweet basil
                         fresh ground pepper
 
 Preheat oven to 275 degrees F. (135 degrees C.). 
 
 Cook bacon til crisp.  Reserve bacon drippings.
 
 Place 2 T.  bacon drippings in frying pan.  Saute chicken livers til pink
 inside.  Season chicken cutlet with 1 t. salt then saute in butter for 3 mins
 on ea. side.  Add wine (water or broth) and simmer 5 mins. longer.  Reserve
 sauce.
 
 Food process bacon, chicken livers, water chestnuts, and eggs and chop until
 fine.  Add remaining seasoned salt, Boursin cheese, basil, chichen sauce, and
 pepper.  Mix well.
 
 Pack combined mixture into a large buttered loaf pan. Place a heavy weight on
 top of loaf pan to keep pate from rising.
 
 Bake pate for 2 hours.  Open oven door and bake for 1 hour longer.  Remove
 from oven, allow to come to room temperature.  Refrigerate.  Cut evenly into
 slices to serve.
 
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 Per serving: 64 Calories; 4g Fat (64% calories from fat); 5g Protein; 1g
 Carbohydrate; 123mg Cholesterol; 319mg Sodium
 
 Serving Ideas : Total Grams- 32.0; Grams/serving- 1.6 (per one slice)