Easy to make liver pate recipe, made with chicken livers and pork sausage, wrapped in bacon, well seasoned with herbs and spices. Also known as "pâté (pate) campagne".
This recipe is a variation on one found in a lovely way out-of-print cookbook from the Concord Museum: "An Olde Concord Christmas."
Pâté (Pate) Maison
1 pound chicken livers
1 pound lean pork
1 pound mild Italian sausage meat
1 tablespoon chopped chives or scallions
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1 tablespoon fresh coarsely ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon kosher salt
2 tablespoons brandy
2 tablespoons dry sherry
10 slices uncooked bacon
- Meat grinder
Preheat the oven to 350°F.
Grind the meat:
Grind the chicken livers, pork, and Italian sausage through a meat grinder twice. Add remaining ingredients (except the bacon) and mix well.
Line a loaf pan with bacon, fill with the meat mixture:
Line an 9x5x3-inch loaf pan with bacon strips and pack in the mixture. Cover with bacon strips.
Place pan in a water bath, a larger pan that is filled halfway up the sides of the inner pan with water. Bake at 350°F for 2 1/2 hours.
Cool with a weight on top:
Remove from the oven. Cover with aluminum foil. Place a weight such as a heavy brick on top while cooling. It's best to cool it overnight in the refrigerator.
Slice and serve with bread or toast, lettuce and or tomatoes.
|Nutrition Facts (per serving)|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 20g||26%|
|Saturated Fat 7g||36%|
|Total Carbohydrate 2g||1%|
|Dietary Fiber 0g||1%|
|Total Sugars 1g|
|Vitamin C 8mg||42%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|