10 oz Canned white albacore tuna,
-packed in oil, drained*
1 c Butter, softened
2 To 3 drops lemon juice
2 To 3 drops Tabasco sauce
10 md Shrimp, cooked, shelled and
3 tb Coarsely chopped pimiento
2 tb Drained tiny capers
An inspired and inexpensive seafood hors d'oeuvre.
salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
Combine tuna, butter, lemon juice and Tabasco in a food processor or
blender, process until mixture is smooth. Transfer to a bowl, add shrimp,
pimiento and capers, mix well. Season with salt and pepper, taste and
adjust seasoning (pate must be highly seasoned).
Pack into a well-oiled 3-cup loaf pan or mold, chill 24 hours. To serve,
let stand 30 minutes at room temperature, unmold on a plate. Garnish with
parsley or watercress sprigs and sliced stuffed olives. Serve with
buttered toast rounds.
*Do not substitute water-packed tuna