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Tromp les papilles

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Looking for vegetarian hors d’oeuvres and/or watching your cholesterol, the following recipe will definitely “tromp les papilles” (fool the taste buds):

String Bean Pate (Mock chopped liver) – serves ~ 12

1/2 lb frozen string (green) beans cooked in the microwave (no water added) for about 5 minutes, then left to continue steaming (without further cooking) another 5 minutes

3 large chopped onions

2 hard boiled eggs or 3 hard boiled egg whites

1/2 cup chopped walnuts

~ 1/4 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp ground black pepper

Spray skillet with cooking spray and saute onions for ~ 10 minutes until they soften and are slightly browned. In a food processor, chop cooked green beans and onions for a few pulses. Then add the remaining ingredients and continue to process until the texture is pleasing to you and resembles chopped liver.

Serve on matzo or other crackers.

 

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Author: ssleedsrd1843

Sari Schlussel-Leeds, MS, RD, CDN is a Registered Dietitian who loves to cook and to eat! Her love of both naturally led to a career in nutrition. After years practicing clinical nutrition, Sari now focuses on Nutrition Education. Sari’s limits her private practice to the counseling of adults specializing in medical nutrition therapy. With “moderation” as her mantra, Sari knows that no matter what the condition, eating needs to be pleasurable. Her blog, www.chefuptotheplate.wordpress.com, is a forum reflecting that mantra with healthful and delicious foods as well as tips for a healthy lifestyle. All content of www.chefuptotheplate.wordpress.com is the intellectual property of Sari Schlussel-Leeds, MS, RDN, CDN

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