This might not taste like your traditional pâté, but you definitely don't want to miss out on this! This sunflower seed pâté is bursting with flavor; the slightly sweet flavor of carrots, the nutty flavor of sunflower seeds combined with spices that pack a punch, like smoked paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, and more. Spread it over sliced baguette, garnish with fresh parsley, and dig in!

Sunflower Seed Pâté [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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  • 1 1/2 cups sunflower seeds, soaked in water
  • 4 medium carrots, grated
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons good quality vegetable stock powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon chili flakes
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste


  1. Begin by soaking your sunflower seeds overnight.
  2. With the grating adjustment, grate your carrots straight into your food processor.
  3. Add all other ingredients in a food processor and process until smooth and well combined.
  4. Adjust all seasoning to taste.
  5. Spread over crusty sourdough bread or enjoy as a dip or with crackers.


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