Chef Don's Kitchen Recipe File


RECIPE NAME: White Bean Pate Original Date:
DIRECTORY: Appetizers Cold 2/23/96
    Revision Date:
Sensitivity: Save bean cooking liquid for use in recipe.


7 cups

1 gall & 5 cups



white navy beans

2 cups 6 cups  
water 6 cups 1 gal & 2 cups  


8 cups 1 gallons  

lemon juice, fresh

cup 1 cups  
olive oil cup 1 cups  
onion, diced " cup cup  
garlic, minced, fresh 1 tsp 1 TBSP  
salt mix 3:1 2 tsp 2 TBSP  
black pepper, fresh ground, fine tsp 1 tsp  
bean cooking liquid 1 cup 3 cups  

Italian parsley, fresh minced

cup cup  
mint, fresh minced 2 TBSP 6 TBSP  
dill, fresh minced 2 TBSP 6 TBSP  

Soak "A" beans and water overnight. Drain and rinse.

Place beans with "B" 8 cups water in saucepan, and cook until very soft but not mushy.

Drain well saving bean liquid.

Let cool to room temperature then puree in batches in robot coupe with "C" ingredients until smooth.

Stir in "D" ingredients and mix well to combine.

Place in a clean container. Label, date, initial and refrigerate.