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Today's Novelty Food

 We always have a starter before our dinner & this is what Sime served up for me today...
 Butter bean pate face, with alfalfa hair, olives & sunflower sprouty beard!

I shall never be too old... He sometimes makes us volcano mashed potato too with gravy lava!!!

We are loving butter beans & fresh mint at the moment & Sime reckons the pate I made yesterday is the best ever!

 Butter Bean Pate

400g (or 2 tins drained) cooked butter beans 
2 - 4 garlic cloves chopped
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1 tablespoon fresh mint
Juice of one lemon
Salt & pepper to taste
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Put all the ingredients into either a bowl & hand blend or into a food processor.
Whizz up until nice & creamy!

It should keep in the fridge for about 4 days.

Hope you like it!

Kay :)

Comments

Karin said…
Very amusing. Clearly mealtimes are not dull in your house.
Molly said…
This is so cool! How fun, too. Very creative!
sooz said…
What are you like!? He's a very cute sprout-y man, I'm not sure I could have brought myself to eat him!
Jane and Chris said…
Will give that a try....my favourite starter comes in a glass!!
Jane x
just Gai said…
Masterchef - here comes Sime! I love it.
Laloofah said…
Gotta love a man who plays with his food. :-) The butter bean paté sounds wonderful, and we're having hot weather that would be perfect for it. I'll have to give it a whirl! Thanks for sharing the recipe!
Mrs Thrifty said…
Ha ha gotta laugh - good old Sime! Where woudl we be without laughter? xx
Kath said…
you pair crack me up!
I am going to make that pate, how I love the chuck-it-all-in cookery school :-)
The Smiths said…
Thank you everyone - I do have to say, Sime does it for his own amusement! Still nice though...

Kay :)
mrsnesbitt said…
Wow! I LOVE butterbeans - will definitely give this a try - thanks to kath for pointing this out! (your blog that is - and the recipe!) xxx

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