Do I have your attention yet readers! Mushroom Pate with Truffle Oil!

OMG! …and it’s vegan, dairy free and gluten free!… and totally amazing!

Vegan Mushroom Pate

Vegan Mushroom Pate

I have a secret obsession with truffle at the moment… well perhaps it’s not that much of a secret, as just an outright obsession.  I can’t get enough of that alluring, intoxicating fungi.

Truffle Oil Pate

Truffle Oil Pate

So when I saw Daisy from “Never Too Sweet” eating up all of the Melbourne mushrooms during the “Mushroom Mania” promotion, I decided I needed to jump on this band wagon and contribute my favourite mushroom and truffle recipe.

Mushroom Pate w Truffle Oil

Mushroom Pate w Truffle Oil

It’s so quick, easy and nutritious! The addition of balsamic vinegar to the pate and a lovely film of quality truffle oil to the top lifts this recipe to sublime.

Mushroom Pate

Mushroom Pate

Vegan Mushroom Pate
Recipe Type: Vegan, Vegetarian, Starter, Dip
Cuisine: Healthy
Author: Julie
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 5 mins
Total time: 15 mins
Serves: 8
This is a delicious and easy vegan pate which will be a favourite for everyone.
Ingredients
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 500gm mixed mushrooms chopped
  • 5 springs fresh thyme
  • 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 200gm cashews freshly roasted
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons fresh parsley
  • 2 Tbs quality truffle oil
  • salt to taste
Instructions
  1. Sauté the oil, onion, garlic, mushrooms, and thyme until fragrant and cooked.
  2. Add the mushroom mixture and all the other ingredients (except the truffle oil) to a food processor and pulse until the desired consistency has been reached.
  3. If necessary a little water can be added.
  4. Chill prior to serving.
  5. Top with a layer of truffle oil and serve with grilled sourdough.
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So there you have my very decadent Vegan Mushroom Pate with Truffle Oil.  If you wanted to added a shaving of black truffle to the top of the pate I would totally approve.

Mushroom Pate - Vegan

Mushroom Pate – Vegan


I hope you enjoy the recipe.  It really is simple, but with complex flavours that are really kind of special.