Santa Fe Pork Pâté
Southwestern flavors of this country pâté giver your appetizer table a contemporary note. Serve with your favorite salsa or guacamole for topping servings of pâté.
1 pound lean ground pork
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 tablespoons minced jalapeño chile
1 clove garlic, minced
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/2 cup nonfat mayonnaise
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
- Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add onion, jalapeño and garlic; sauté until tender, about 4 minutes.
- Add pork, cook until no longer pink, stirring to crumble. Drain; add cumin, chili powder, salt and pepper.
- Remove mixture to bowl of food processor, add remaining ingredients and process until smooth, scraping sides of processor once.
- Serve chilled or at room temperature with crackers.
Makes 2 1/4 cups, about 9 servings.
Recipe provided courtesy of Pork, Be Inspired®.