Pesto Chicken Pâté

Herbed chicken Pâté with delicate pesto flavors - that goes easily with chips or crackers.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 15 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

Small fresh basil leaves
2
cups cubed cooked chicken or turkey
1/2
cup basil pesto
1/2
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/4
cup red bell pepper strips
Crackers, if desired

  • 1 Line 2-cup bowl or mold with plastic wrap. Arrange basil leaves in bowl on plastic wrap. Place chicken, pesto and mayonnaise in food processor. Cover and process until smooth.
  • 2 Spoon pesto mixture into bowl, pressing firmly.Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours but no longer than 24 hours.
  • 3 Turn bowl upside down onto serving plate; remove bowl and plastic wrap. Garnish with bell pepper strips. Serve with crackers.

Expert Tips

Serve with a variety of crackers, such as water or wheat crackers, bagel chips and toasted baguette rounds.

Garnish the pâté with pine nuts or cashews.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
135
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
120mg
120%;
Total Carbohydrate
1g
1%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
84%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.