Yield: 2 cups
|1 tablespoon||Vegetable oil or water|
|1 cup||Green beans, trimmed|
|1 tablespoon||Lemon juice|
|\N \N||Salt to taste|
|\N \N||Pepper to taste|
Heat the oil or water in a small frying pan. Cook the onion slowly over moderately low heat, stirring frequently, until very soft - about 5-7 minutes.
Steam the green beans over boiling water until just tender, about 10 minutes.
Place the onion, beans and the remaining ingredients in a food processor and puree until smooth. Transfer the pate to a serving bowl and serve immediate. The pate can be refrigerated, but bring it to room temperature before serving.
Preparation time, 20 minutes.