Santa Fe Pork Pate

  • Yield: 2-1/4 (9 servings) cups
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins


1pound ground pork
1teaspoon vegetable oil
1/2cup onion, chopped
2tablespoons jalapeno chile, minced*
1clove garlic, minced
1teaspoon ground cumin
1teaspoon chili powder
1/4teaspoon salt
1/4teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4cup fresh cilantro, chopped
1/2cup mayonnaise
2tablespoons fresh lime juice


  1. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add onion, jalapeno and garlic; sauté until tender, about 4 minutes.

  2. Add pork, cook until no longer pink, stirring to crumble.

  3. Drain; add cumin, chili powder, salt and pepper.

  4. Remove mixture to bowl of food processor, add remaining ingredients and process until smooth, scraping sides of processor once. Serve chilled or at room temperature with crackers.  



*Wear rubber gloves when handling hot chile. 

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 230
  • Glycemic Load 0
  • Fat 21g
  • Saturated Fat 5g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 7g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 7g
  • Cholesterol 40mg
  • Sodium 170mg
  • Potassium 180mg
  • Carbohydrate 2g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 1g
  • Protein 9g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 4%
  • Vitamin C 6%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 4%