Tasty Cashew Almond Pate: Raw Vegan Pate

Tasty Raw Vegan Pate

If you are on a raw vegan diet and you are looking for a hearty pate recipe then you have come to the right place. Pate is the perfect accompaniment to crisp bread or crackers. It is great as a starter and as a snack. This delicious no-meat pate is easy to make and the ingredients are readily available in your local supermarket.


2 cups cashews, soaked but crunchy

¼ cup soaked almonds or almond butter (optional)

¼ cup sun-dried tomatoes, soaked

1 tablespoon Italian seasoning

2 tablespoons cilantro or parsley, minced

1 clove garlic, minced

1 tablespoon jalapeno pepper, mince

¼ up lemon juice

Tip: Soak the cashews in advance so you are not rushing around when it comes to you making the pate.

Step 1: Soak the cashews for 3 hours or you can soak them in the fridge for an hour. This will ensure that they are still crunchy.

Step 2: Put all the ingredients including the soaked and drained cashew nuts into a food processor. Process all the ingredients until smooth.

Step 3: Put the pate in a bowl and place in the fridge for half an hour to chill.

Facts about cashews

Cashews are originally from Brazil however, you can find them in most countries now. More 3 million tons of cashews are cultivated every year around the world. They are high in natural fats and low in cholesterol. They are excellent for pates and creamy dips; they also contain protein, carbohydrates and magnesium.

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Kaili Bisson 4 years ago from Canada

Cashews are wonderful and so is this recipe. Voted up!

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Crystal Tatum 4 years ago from Georgia

This sounds very delicious. I love cashews! Voted up.

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Hyphenbird 4 years ago from America-Broken But Still Beautiful

This sounds SO great. I will for sure make this when I get a weekend at home to sit down and watch a movie. This would be wonderful with fresh veggie sticks for added crunch. Awesome!

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nancynurse 4 years ago from Southeast USA

Sounds yummy . Will have to try. Thanks for sharing.

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intriguewriter 4 years ago from worldwide Author

kali thanks for the comment and yes cashews are great! the recipe is delicious you should try it out! thanks crystal...and thanks for the vote up guys! much appreciated.

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intriguewriter 4 years ago from worldwide Author

hyphenbird this is a really nice recipe to have when you are watching a movie...in addition to a veg sticks, or homemade bread sticks. It is even nice as a spread on rye bread. I hope you enjoy it!

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