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How is Braunschweiger pate made?

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To make a typical Braunschweiger pate, combine braunschweiger liver sausage with cream cheese, minced onion and various seasonings, depending on the recipe. Mix all the ingredients together, and chill before serving.

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For an easy Allrecipes.com version of the pate, place 1 pound of braunschweiger liver sausage in a medium bowl. Combine with 1 tablespoon of milk, 1 tablespoon of finely chopped onion and half of an 8-ounce package of softened cream cheese. Season the mixture with 1/2 teaspoon of sugar, 1/2 teaspoon of minced garlic, 1 teaspoon of chili powder and 1 tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce.

Wrap the well-blended mixture with plastic wrap, and refrigerate for at least two hours. Serve when firm. This recipe makes 24 servings and takes 30 minutes to prepare.

For a cheesier variation of the pate, place 8 ounces of braunschweiger liver sausage with a full 8-ounce package of softened cream cheese in a medium bowl. Mix in 1 tablespoon of minced onion, 2 teaspoons of lemon juice and 1 teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Form the mixture into a ball, wrap in plastic wrap, and chill for at least one hour. This recipe makes 16 servings and takes only 15 minutes to prepare.

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