How about a chopped liver recipe for the Passover / Pesach festival? Not only is this a chopped liver recipe, but a vegetarian "chopped liver" version in that it contains no animal ingredients. Vegetarian recipes can sometimes be a challenge to create, but with the following chopped liver recipe combining lots of vegetables and spices, one is able to create a good simulation of chopped liver from this chopped liver recipe.

Vegetarian "Chopped Liver" Recipe

1/2 cup black walnuts, or other nuts you like
4 ounces (or 113.4 grams) mixed wild fresh mushrooms (such as oyster, shiitake, etc.), or you can use button mushrooms
3 to 4 heaping tablespoons chopped onion
1 large clove garlic, pressed
1/2 cup chopped red pepper
1/2 cup chopped green pepper
1/2 cup chopped broccoli
1/2 cup chopped cauliflower
2 tablespoons chopped fresh herbs (basil, parsley, marjoram or thyme - preferably a little of each)
1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
1 teaspoon (freshly ground) pepper (or to taste)
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 tablespoon lemon juice

Instructions for the Vegetarian "Chopped Liver" recipe:

  1. Combine all ingredients except lemon juice and oil in the bowl of a food processor fitted with a steel blade.
  2. Pulse in quick bursts until the mixture is finely ground.
  3. Heat oil in a wide skillet.
  4. Cook the vegetable mixture for 8 to 10 minutes over medium heat.
  5. Turn off the heat, and let the mixture stand 5 or 10 minutes to steam off whatever is sticking to the pan.
  6. Add lemon juice; stir well.
  7. Pack tightly into a serving dish, and chill.
  8. Serve with matzo.

Makes about 2 cups of vegetarian chopped liver.

Nutrition Data Per 2 Tablespoons: Calories: 214; Fat: 16 grams; Protein: 6 grams; Carbohydrates: 9 grams; Fiber: 4 grams; Sodium: 60 milligrams.

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