Smoked Salmon Pate

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This is an excellent pate, the recipe is easy to double or halve and is very quick to make! It is rich but over the years that I have made this, I already cut back on the amount of butter from the original recipe!

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  • add   3 ounces butter
  • add   1/2 cup lightly whipped double cream
  • add   salt and pepper
  • add   8 ounces smoked salmon (I use trimmings)
  • add   cucumbers, slices (optional)
  • add   1 tablespoon lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Melt the butter in a small saucepan, let it cool slightly.
  2. Place the salmon in your food processor.
  3. With the machine running add the butter until you have a smooth pate.
  4. Remove the mix from the food processor bowl and add the lemon juice, cream and check the seasoning.
  5. Line a dish with plastic wrap and spoon in the pate, leave in the fridge until needed but at least for 30 to 40 minutes.
  6. Remove from the fridge 30 minutes before serving.
  7. Turn the pate out on to a dish, remove the plastic wrap, garnish with a ring of cucumber slices around the pate.
  8. Serve with homemade Melba Toast#24802 or#40247.