Avocado Pate with Pecans

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Title: Avocado Pate with Pecans
Yield: 10 Servings
Categories: Dips

Ingredients:

4 Avocados; peeled and pitted
Vegetable oil
16 oz Cream cheese
2 tb Shallots; minced
1 tb Lemon juice; fresh
2 Cloves garlic; minced
1 ts Chili powder
1/2 ts Salt
1/4 c Parsley; chopped
2 tb Pecans; unsalted and chopped
4 Butter lettuce or Boston
-lettuce leaves
1/2 c Black olives; pitted
10 Cherry tomatoes; ripe
Tortilla chips


Date: Mon, 04 Mar 1996 22:24:48 -0500 (EST)

From: Trish
Line a 6 cup rectangular glass loaf pan or ceramic dish with 3 layers of
waxed paper, extending over long sides only. Brush top sheet of paper
generously with oil. Puree avocados and cream cheese in processor. Add
shallots, lemon juice, garlic, chili powder and salt and blend 30 seconds.
Transfer mixture to prepared pan; smooth top. Press plastic wrap onto
surface of pate and refrigerate at least 6 hours or overnight.

Remove plastic and unmold onto a platter lined with the lettuce leaves. Mix
parsley and pecans and sprinkle over the pate. Garnish with olives and
tomatoes. Surround with tortilla chips. From Poppa Rock's Family Cookbook
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