I have had a few requests for this recipe, so here it is. When we created it, we kind of tasted and added as we went along, and I geared it toward what was tasting good to my children (they love nutritional yeast!, and parsley) so taste as you go and adjust anything to your own liking. Pate's served with things to dip in them (like veggies, whole grain crackers, etc.) are really great for kids, and a good way to sneak in some good nutrition.
Almond, Parsley, and Pea Pate
What you Need:
1 cup pre soaked almonds (this is optional, but it germinates the almonds and increases nutrition while making them easier on digestion.) I measured the almonds after soaking them
1 clove of garlic
1/4 cup nutritional yeast (optional, or you can use less to your own liking, my kids like it a lot, it makes the pate have a cheesier flavor, and it adds lots of good b vitamins in)
1/2 cup frozen thawed peas
4 Tbsp sun dried tomatoes
1 cup (large handful) of Italian flat leaf parsley
1/2 cup-3/4 cup of water
2 tsp. apple cider vinegar
pinch of sea salt and pepper, if needed
In a food processor, add the almonds, garlic, Sun dried tomatoes , parsley, nutritional yeast, vinegar and peas and pulse for a minute to mix well. Then add water in while motor is running until consistency desired. We like ours kind of like hummus textured. Taste and add salt and pepper to taste if needed, and adjust any other seasonings to taste. Put a little pate in a lettuce leaf or a cabbage leaf, and then top with carrots, or any other veggies you want. Kids really do love things to dip!
The salad dressing they show in the video that they love is called Balsamic Sauce by the Follow Your Heart Brand. If you can find it at your health food store (in the cold section) it is amazing!