Hands-on Time
25 Mins
Total Time
45 Mins
Chill Time
8 Hours
Yield
Makes 4 cups
Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Heather Chadduck Hillegas    

How to Make It

Step 1

Cook peas according to package directions, adding jalapeño to water. Drain.

Step 2

Sauté ham and next 2 ingredients in 2 Tbsp. hot olive oil over medium-high heat 4 to 5 minutes or until lightly browned. Stir in wine, and cook, stirring occasionally, 1 minute.

Step 3

Process peas, jalapeño, ham mixture, and remaining 6 Tbsp. olive oil in a food processor just until smooth. Stir in walnuts and next 2 ingredients; add salt and pepper to taste. Cover and chill 8 to 24 hours.

Step 4

Stir pâté, and add salt and pepper to taste. Transfer to a shallow bowl, or spoon into small jars. Top with desired amount of Pickled Red Onions and Cukes. Serve with crostini.

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