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Safta's Mock Liver - Green Bean and Pea Pate

Safta's Mock Liver - Green Bean and Pea Pate

Prep Time: 40 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 40 minutes
Course: Dips & Spreads
Cuisine: French, Jewish
Keyword: English peas, green beans, onions, walnuts
Servings: 12

Ingredients

  • 2 large onions cut in half lengthwise and thinly sliced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil or olive oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 pound green beans cut into 2-in. pieces -- ends trimmed
  • 1 cup English peas shelled fresh or frozen peas
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 1 small garlic clove peeled
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper or to taste
  • 48 Matzo crackers To serve

Instructions

  • Cook onions with oil in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until deep golden, 45 to 60 minutes. Let cool completely.
  • Meanwhile, hard-cook eggs in another saucepan for 10 minutes and continue with rest of recipe. Drain eggs, rinse under cool water, peel, and quarter.
  • Fill a third saucepan two-thirds full with water and bring to a boil over high heat. Add green beans and fresh peas, if using, and cook until barely tender, about 3 minutes; if using frozen peas, add during the last minute. Drain vegetables and rinse under cold water until cool.
  • Whirl nuts in a food processor until ground. Add eggs, green beans, peas, and garlic and pulse until mixture is smooth. Add onions (including any oil and juices from cooking), 3/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper and pulse just until onions are chopped. Season to taste with more salt and pepper if you like. Serve at room temperature, with matzo crackers.
  • Yield: Serves 12 (makes 2 1/2 cups)

Notes

Make ahead: Up to 1 day, chilled.
Times are approximate.
Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements and brands used to prepare the recipe.
Nutrition Facts
Safta's Mock Liver - Green Bean and Pea Pate
Amount per Serving
Calories
96
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
8
g
12
%
Saturated Fat
 
2
g
13
%
Cholesterol
 
36
mg
12
%
Sodium
 
168
mg
7
%
Potassium
 
176
mg
5
%
Carbohydrates
 
8
g
3
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
4
g
4
%
Protein
 
3
g
6
%
Vitamin A
 
24
mcg
3
%
Vitamin C
 
11
mg
13
%
Calcium
 
21
mg
2
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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