Nutrition and Diet

Mackerel Pate 'St Clements'

This is an easy little pate which is good as a starter, dip or sandwich filling.

Number of servings: 4
Preparation time: 15 mins
Cooking time: 0 mins
Suitability for Vegetarians: No

Nutrition information (and percentage GDA) per portion:

Energy (kcal)

213

(11%)

Fat (g)

17.5

(25%)

Saturated Fat (g)

4.5

(22%)

Salt (g)

1.2

(20%)

Sugar (g)

1.7

(2%)

Traffic light data:
MED Fat
MED Saturated Fat
MED Salt
LOWSugar

Ingredients:
200g smoked mackerel fillets, boned, skinned and flaked
100g low fat soft cheese
2 tablespoons of lemon juice
2 tablespoons of orange juice
A few sprigs of fresh parsley, chopped
Freshly ground pepper to season and garnish

Method:

  1. Place all the ingredients into a bowl and either mash it together well or use a food processor (depending how smooth you like your pate).
  2. Season with freshly ground pepper to taste
  3. Spoon into serving dish or dishes. Cover and put in the ‘fridge for 2-3 hours.
  4. Garnish with a little freshly ground pepper

Serving suggestion:
Serve with slices of toast or pitta bread, or carrot sticks

Nutrition fact:
The Government recommends that we should eat at least two portions of fish a week, including at least one portion of oily fish. Mackerel is an oily fish and contains omega 3 fats which may help keep your heart healthy.