Cheese and Mushroom Pâté recipe

A tasty vegetarian pâté that's bursting with flavour. Serve with a red onion chutney and crusty bread.


  • 225g mushrooms
  • 1 large leek
  • 125g Cheddar
  • 5 tbsp. crème fraiche
  • 15g butter
  • 1 tsp. English mustard
  • Pinch of grated nutmeg
  • Black pepper


  1. Roughly chop the mushrooms and leek.

  2. Melt the butter in a large saucepan and add the mushrooms and leeks. Cook on a low heat for around 5 minutes or until the vegetables have softened.

  3. Add the crème fraiche, mustard, nutmeg and a pinch of black pepper and cook for a further five minutes or until most of the liquid has evaporated.

  4. Pour this mixture into a blender.

  5. Crumble the cheese into the mixture and blitz until smooth.

  6. Once smooth, put into the fridge for at least two hours before serving.

Recipe Details:

  • Author: Laura Young.
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