Bean and Walnut Pâté

A super-healthy appetizer with only 5 ingredients.

This simple-to-make, vegetarian pâté recipe makes a great appetizer. Having roots in Armenia, this version consists of only 5 ingredients. It’s full of heart-healthy beans and nutritious walnuts. I’m sure you will enjoy this recipe!

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bean walnut pate rolls

Bean and Walnut Pâté

Prep Time 15 hours
Chill time 2 hours
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Armenian


  • 1 can red beans
  • 2 tbsp walnuts
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 pinch black pepper


  • Knead the beans with a fork in a bowl
  • Chop nuts into small pieces and add to the beans
  • Mince the garlic in a garlic press into the bowl 
  • Add salt and pepper, mix the mixture well.
  • Spread the mixture on plastic wrap about 1/2 an inch thick, form a roll.
  • Put into refrigerator for 2-3 hours.
  • Serve with fresh herbs.
Keyword paste, spread
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