Tuna Pate

Recipe: Tuna Pate


  • 10 oz Canned white albacore tuna,
  • -packed in oil, drained
  • 1 c Butter, softened
  • 2 To 3 drops lemon juice
  • 2 To 3 drops Tabasco sauce
  • 10 md Shrimp, cooked, shelled and -minced
  • 3 tb Coarsely chopped pimiento
  • 2 tb Drained tiny capers


  1. An inspired and inexpensive seafood hors d’oeuvre. salt and freshly ground pepper to taste Combine tuna, butter, lemon juice and Tabasco in a food processor or blender, process until mixture is smooth.
  2. Transfer to a bowl, add shrimp, pimiento and capers, mix well. Season with salt and pepper, taste and adjust seasoning (pate must be highly seasoned). Pack into a well-oiled 3-cup loaf pan or mold, chill 24 hours. To serve, let stand 30 minutes at room temperature, unmold on a plate.
  3. Garnish with parsley or watercress sprigs and sliced stuffed olives. Serve with buttered toast rounds.
  4. Do not substitute water-packed tuna 10 servings

Number of servings (yield): 4

Meal type: breakfast

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

My rating: 4 stars:  ★★★★☆ 1 review(s)