Mushroom and Walnut Pâté
- 2 tbsps chopped shallots
- 2 tbsps butter
- 2 tbsps flour
- 3 tbsps plain yogurt
- tbsp dry sherry
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp pepper
- 1/4 tsp nutmeg
- 1 cup mushrooms, finely chopped (pulse in food processor)
- 3/4 cup finely chopped walnuts
- 2 tbsps chopped chives
Microwave shallots and butter in 1-quart casserole on high for 2 minutes.
Add flour; stir to make smooth paste.
Stir in all remaining ingredients except walnuts and chives.
Microwave on high, uncovered, 5-6 minutes, until mushrooms become shiny and limp.
Fold in walnuts and chives.
Pack into crock or bowl and chill.
Serve pate with crackers, sliced baguette, or thin slices of raw pear or apple.
Pair with Dutton Estate Pinot Noir