Not Tuna Pate (Mock Tuna Salad)
When I was young, and on into my teenage and college years, I enjoyed eating tuna sandwiches, and never gave a thought to mercury poisoning or to the mercury content of fish in general. Alot has changed since my teen years, and mercury concern is one of them.
Today, I still enjoy my tuna salad/pate, but of course eat the raw version of it. I enjoy it in wraps, spread on crackers, or dolloped onto a green salad. If this is your first time, you are in for a pleasant surprise. Our not tuna, mock tuna pate is a big hit.
After you’ve enjoyed making and eating up, come back and let me know how you’ve used it.
Mock Tuna Salad / Pate
Equipment needed: Food Processor
- 1 1/4 cups sunflower seeds, soaked for 4-6 hours
- 1/4 cup chopped red pepper
- 3 stalks of celery, chopped into small pieces
- 1/4 cup red onion, chopped into small pieces or minced
- 1/4 cup fresh parsley, minced
- 3 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon fresh dill, minced or 1 teaspoon dill seasoning
- 2 teaspoons Tahini
- 2 teaspoons kelp powder
- 1/2 teaspoon Himalayan salt (or to taste)
- 1/4 cup water, if needed
1. Place sunflower seeds in food processor, outfitted with ‘S’ blade, and break down into meal consistency
2. Add Tahini, lemon juice, kelp powder, salt, celery, onion and red pepper and mix and pulse well together. Its okay to see red flakes of red pepper.
3. Add parsley and dill and pulse into mixture
Anytime during the mixing process, you feel it needs water, feel free to add small amounts at a time.
4. Serve in wraps, with crackers, crudities, or as filling in tortillas.
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David spent 27 years in the mortgage/real estate business, and currently holds a financial life license, but for over 31 years one of his passions has been natural health and prevention of disease. For 31 years he has lived a natural food lifestyle. He is an author, and certified as a health and transformational coach, and plant-based chef. Today his main focus is to bring hope into a person’s life through various resources, proven to reverse aging, elevate health, maximize thought life and emotions, and live with unparalleled, fully persuaded faith!
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