Walnut Sun-Dried Tomato Pate

Walnut Sun-Dried Tomato Pate

Whether you follow a paleo or vegan diet, this walnut sun-dried tomato pate is easy to make. It’s for a perfect snack or lunch idea. Spread on gluten-free crackers, slices of cucumbers, stuffed into tomatoes or an avocado.


  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1/3 cup sun dried tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 5 roasted garlic cloves
  • 4 tbsp water from soaked tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt


  1. Soak walnuts in water for few hours
  2. Soak sun dried tomatoes in water for a few hours
  3. Roast garlic in oven- to roast garlic put cloves in aluminum foil, drizzle with olive oil and roast 400F for 40 minutes
  4. Drain walnuts and sun dried tomatoes (keep a bit of the water from tomatoes)
  5. Add all ingredients to a food processor and blend, if it is a bit dry add some of the saved water to moisten mixture

About the Author

Written by: Shirley Plant
Shirley Plant is a nutritionist and the author of Finally… Food I Can Eat, a dietary guide and cookbook for people with food allergies, and those looking for healthy, tasty recipes. Shirley offers dietary counselling and menu planning through Delicious Alternatives.

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