Green Bean Pate

Fill celery sticks with pate and garnish with red pepper strips and a caper

Authored by: Polly Pitchford, Full Spectrum Health

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  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes one hour
  • Serves: 6
  • Suitable Diets: Vegan, Vegetarian


  • 1/4 pound green beans
  • 1 small onion, sliced thin
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup walnut halves
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • black pepper to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg


Steam the beans until tender, about 1012 minutes. Set aside. Meanwhile, roast the walnuts on a cookie sheet in a 350 degree oven for 10 minutes. Cool.Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat, add the onions and saut for 3 minutes. Add the salt, reduce heat, and cook, covered, until soft. Grind the walnuts in a food processor. Add the beans and onions and process until thoroughly blended. Add the lemon juice and the pepper and nutmeg and process until blended. Adjust seasonings to taste.