Tuna Pate Recipe - Low Carb & Healthy

Low carb recipe for Tuna Pate which belongs to the Appetizers and Snack recipe category.

Ingredients Needed

  1. 2 tablespoons (28 g) butter
  2. 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  3. medium onion, chopped
  4. 1 can (4 ounces, or 115 g) mushrooms, drained
  5. teaspoon orange extract
  6. 1 tablespoon (1.5 g) Splenda
  7. 1 package (8 ounces, or 225 g) cream cheese, softened
  8. 1 can (6 ounces, 170 g) tuna, drained
  9. 2 tablespoons (7.6 g) fresh parsley
  10. Grated rind of half an orange
  11. teaspoon salt
  12. teaspoon pepper

Cooking Instructions

In a small, heavy skillet over medium heat, melt the butter and saute the garlic, onion, and mushrooms until the onion is limp.

Add the orange extract and Splenda and stir well.

Cool.

Place the cream cheese, tuna, parsley, orange rind, salt, and pepper in a food processor with the S-blade in place.

Pulse to blend.

Add the sauteed mixture and pulse until smooth and well blended.

Spoon into a serving bowl and chill.

Serve with celery sticks, pepper strips, cucumber rounds, and crackers (for the carb-eaters).

Serving Yield

At least 6 servings

Nutrition Information

Each with 3 grams of carbohydrates and 1 gram of fiber, for a total of 2 grams of usable carbs and 11 grams of protein. Analysis does not include vegetable dippers or crackers.