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Low-carb Christmas Pâté with Cranberry-pickled Red Onions

By Dietdoctor @DietDoctor1


Cranberry pickled red onions

  1. In a medium-sized bowl, mix together red onions, cranberries, vinegar, water, and salt. Let marinate in the refrigerator for at least one day before serving.

  2. Christmas pâté

  3. Preheat the oven to 300°F (150°C). Cut the liver and bacon into small pieces. Place the liver, ground beef, bacon, and the chopped shallot in a food processor. Mix into a coarse batter.

  4. Crush juniper berries and rosemary with a mortar and pestle or with a spice mill or coffee grinder until powdered. Add the juniper berries, rosemary, salt, and pepper, egg, and sour cream into the food processor. Mix a few seconds to combine.

  5. Grease a loaf pan with butter. Pour the batter into the pan. Bake for 1 hour, covered with aluminum foil. Remove the foil and continue baking for an additional 15-20 minutes.

  6. Remove from the oven and let cool for 10-15 minutes. Use a spatula to remove the pâté from the loaf pan and place it on a serving dish. Serve cooled to room temperature or wrap tightly and refrigerate before serving.

  7. Slice the pâté and serve with pickled red onions and cranberries as well as dill pickles if desired.


Serve with our delicious seed crackers, our popular keto bread rolls, or just enjoy this delicacy as is.

If you're serving this pâté for the holidays, it's easy to prepare in advance, and leftovers should keep for up to 4-5 days when refrigerated. The pâté should also freeze well to enjoy later. Simply remove from the freezer and let thaw in the refrigerator before enjoying.

For a healthy breakfast, add some warmed pâté to a plate of scrambled or boiled eggs.

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