Easy Homemade Mushroom and Thyme Pate Recipe

Easy Homemade Mushroom and Thyme Pate Recipe

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  • 150 g of brown mushrooms
  • 1 small shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • bunch of thyme (1 1/2 tbsp)
  • 65 g full fat soft cheese
  • 20 g butter
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • seasoning
  • 1 tbsp shoaxing rice wine or sherry


    Heat butter and oil in a large heavy-based frying pan over medium heat. Add the shallot and cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until onion softens. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute or until fragrant.
    Increase heat to high. Add mushrooms and cook, stirring occasionally, for 4 minutes or until tender. Add the shaoxing rice wine and thyme and cook for 1-2 minutes or until the liquid evaporates. Remove from heat and set aside for 10 minutes to cool.
    Transfer mixture to the bowl of a food processor. Add the cream cheese and process until smooth. Taste and season with salt and pepper. Transfer to a sterilised jar or bowl. Place in fridge for 1-2 hours to set.
    Serve with toast, bread or crackers.


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