Country Pate Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexHealthy
MethodMain Ingredient


 Bacon slices4
 Ground beef1 Pound
 Cooked ham1⁄2 Pound, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
 Skinless boneless chicken breasts1⁄2 Pound, cut into 1/4-inch pieces (Raw)
 Onion soup and recipe mix1 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Pouch)
 Brandy2 Tablespoon
 Pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ground nutmeg1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Watercress1 (For Garnish)
 Cherry tomatoes1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (For Garnish)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2280 Calories from Fat 1320

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 147 g225.9%

Saturated Fat 52.8 g263.8%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 881.4 mg

Sodium 4204.4 mg175.2%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.5%

Dietary Fiber 4.8 g19%

Sugars 6.3 g

Protein 192 g384%

Vitamin A 19.2% Vitamin C 24.9%

Calcium 15.3% Iron 44.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Arrange bacon slices 1/2 inch apart across bottom and up sides of 9- by 5-inch microwave-safe loaf dish; set aside.
2. In medium bowl, thoroughly mix beef, ham, chicken, eggs, soup mix, brandy, pepper and nutmeg. Spoon meat mixture into bacon-lined dish, packing down firmly. Fold ends of bacon over filling.
3. Cover with waxed paper; microwave on high 8 minutes, rotating once during cooking. Carefully pour off fat. Cover; microwave on high 8 minutes or until center is firm, rotating dish twice during cooking. Let stand, covered, 10 minutes. Pour off fat. Invert onto serving plate. Cover; refrigerate until serving time, at least 4 hours.
4. Cut loaf into thin slices. Garnish with watercress and cherry tomatoes. Serve with crackers and mustard.