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Stilton, Celery and Spring Onion Pate

Stilton, Celery and Spring Onion Pate

This pate is so easy to make, and it's perfect for a posh starter with pretty salad leaves, for summer snacks, a summer buffet or a wedding party.

Ingredients:

  • 200g (7oz) Stilton cheese
  • 200g (7oz) pack low fat soft cheese
  • 2 tbsp 0% fat Greek-style yogurt
  • 1 celery stick, finely chopped
  • 2 spring onions, trimmed and finely chopped
  • 2 tsp fresh thyme leaves or chopped fresh parsley
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Serves 8

Suitable for vegetarians
Suitable for freezing

Method:

1. Crumble the Stilton into a mixing bowl, then mash with a fork. Add the low fat soft cheese and yogurt, combining them together to make a semi-smooth pate.

2. Add the celery, spring onions and thyme or parsley. Season with a little black pepper, then serve with oatcakes, water biscuits or Melba toast.

Cook's tip: This pate easily translates into a dip by thinning it down with a little milk, to serve with fresh vegetable crudités. Excellent for summer packed lunches, buffets and picnics!

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