Basic information

Name: Savory lentil paté

Yield: 50

Categories appetizers, vegetarian



 8 c
 Onion; chopped
 6 lb
 Tomato; finely chopped
 Garlic cloves; crushed
 5 c
 Bread crumbs, fresh
 5 c
 Lentils, cooked
 3 tbs
 Salt; (if desired)
 1/2 tsp
 Pepper, white
 1 1/2 c
 Parsley, fresh; chopped
 1 tbs
 Cumin, ground
 1 c
 Butter; or margarine


In large skillet over medium heat, saute onions and garlic in butter
or margarine until tender, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat.

In large mixing bowl, combine tomatoes, bread crumbs, lentils, parsley, salt, cumin, and pepper. Stir in Onions.

Divide mixture among five 9"X5" loaf pans. Bake at 350 F. for 30 to
40 minutes, until top is golden. Let stand five minutes before slicing, or chill.

Cut each loaf into 10 slices. Serve with french bread, crackers or fresh vegetables.

Serve this mild-flavored paté as individual sliced appetizers, or as
an entire loaf for catering or buffets.
Courtesy of USA Dry pea and Lentil Industry