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Christmas pâté recipes

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Serve our festive pâté recipes for a delicious Christmas dinner starter. Choose from port and chicken liver pâté, vegan mushroom pâté and more.

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  • Chicken liver pâté

    Chicken liver pâté

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.12 ratings

    James Martin's luxuriously rich dinner party starter can be made up to two days in advance for fuss-free entertaining - serve with toasted brioche, cornichons and chutney.

  • Smoked salmon, dill & lemon paté

    Smoked salmon, dill & lemon paté

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.38 ratings

    Five minutes is all you need to whip up this creamy fish dish, great served as a dip or starter

  • Truffled mushroom pâté served in ramekins

    Truffled mushroom pâté

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.6 ratings

    Serve this easy vegetarian pâté as a starter at a dinner party. It's a great partner to toast, mini crispbreads and cornichons

  • Port & chicken liver pâté served with crackers and chutney

    Port & chicken liver pâté

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    Impress dinner guests with homemade port and chicken liver pâté, which takes just 30 minutes to make. Enjoy as a starter with our rosemary crackers

  • Gordon's rustic pâté

    Gordon's rustic pâté

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.20 ratings

    An impressive starter from Gordon Ramsay, that's surprisingly simple to put together. Make it a few days ahead to allow the flavours to develop

  • Smoked mackerel pâté with French bread & horseradish

    Easy smoked mackerel pâté

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.16 ratings

    This relaxed mackerel pâté starter can be whizzed up in just 15 minutes - and it won't break the bank either

  • Chicken liver & raisin pâté

    Chicken liver & raisin pâté

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    This delicious, unashamedly rich starter is the sort of dish that makes entertaining stress-free, as it can be made up to three days ahead

  • Smoked trout pâté & pitta crisps

    Smoked trout pâté & pitta crisps

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Cheaper than smoked salmon, this smoked trout dip makes a smart party nibble or simple starter

  • Chicken liver & pineau pâté

    Chicken liver & pineau pâté

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.29 ratings

    A rich, sweet pâté recipe using pineau - a sherry-like aperitif - great as a dinner party starter.

  • Kipper pâté

    Kipper pâté

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Whizz up sustainable smoked fish with horseradish, lemon and cream cheese, plus a little spinach for colour, then serve with toast as a light starter

  • Smoked trout & horseradish pâté

    Smoked trout & horseradish pâté

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Whizz up this fish dip with hot tangy mustard notes, cream cheese, lemon and dill - great for a last minute party dish

  • Smoked mackerel pâté platter

    Smoked mackerel pâté platter

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

    Serve a pick-and-mix lunch plate of smoked fish dip, oatcakes, celery, artichokes and coleslaw

  • Feta pâté platter

    Feta pâté platter

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    A vegetarian lunch plate of a creamy feta dip with oatcakes, homemade coleslaw, crudités and artichokes

  • Creamy vegan mushroom pâté with candied walnuts canapes served on a platter

    Creamy vegan mushroom pâté

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Prepare these vegan mushroom pâté with candied walnuts canapés ahead of time. When the party starts, all you need to do is pop them in the oven!

  • Devilled eggs with chicken liver pâté

    Devilled eggs with chicken liver pâté

    A star rating of 2 out of 5.1 rating

    A modern take on the traditional devilled egg and an ideal Easter snack. Top with chicken crackling for an extra bit of crunch

  • Smoked mackerel pâté with cucumber

    Smoked mackerel pâté with cucumber

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.4 ratings

    This impressive and delicately-flavoured starter is perfect for dinner parties without splashing the cash. Make-ahead, easy-to-do and no cooking required

  • Red lentil & sweet potato pâté

    Red lentil & sweet potato pâté

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.35 ratings

    This easy vegetarian dip is a healthy alternative to hummus and great with crudités in a lunchbox or served as a vegan pate as part of a snack selection.

  • Crab & beetroot pâté served with crudités

    Crab & beetroot pâté

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Pair beetroot with crab to make this healthy and vibrant pâté. Serve with crudités and crisp breads for dunking

  • Mushroom & tarragon pâté

    Mushroom & tarragon pâté

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.10 ratings

    This low-fat, easy pâté is a perfect vegetarian starter

  • Pâté à bombe

    Pâté à bombe

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    This mixture, from Gordon Ramsay, makes a great base for a variety of mousses and other desserts

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