*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                                 Tuna Pate
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Seafood                          Appetizers
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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   10      ounces        Canned white albacore tuna -- packed in oil, drain
    1      cup           Butter -- softened
    2                    To 3 drops lemon juice
    2                    To 3 drops Tabasco sauce
   10      medium        Shrimp, cooked -- shelled and
 					
    3      tablespoons   Coarsely chopped pimiento
    2      tablespoons   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
 
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