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Dried tomato pâté: very simple to prepare

pate sun-dried tomatoes

Dried tomato paté is an excellent accompaniment to dishes of all kinds. Here's how to do it quickly and easily.

A condiment that is fully included among the quick and easy recipes is the sun-dried tomato paté.
A tasty sauce for croutons but also suitable to accompany appetizers , appetizers and even main courses.

In fact, its Mediterranean flavor makes it a truly precious ingredient capable of enhancing even the flavor of a simple slice of bread. Always excellent, it can be prepared even before meal time so as to always have something ready to present to your guests.
Let's find out how to prepare it!

pate sun-dried tomatoes
pate sun-dried tomatoes

Preparation of the recipe of the sun-dried tomato pate

  1. Start by washing and drying the bunch of basil and setting the leaves aside.
  2. Take a saucepan and boil some water by pouring in a pinch of salt and the tomatoes.
  3. Let go for 5 minutes in order to blanch and soften them and drain them, placing them on absorbent paper to dry them well.
  4. Take a mixer and blend the tomatoes , the garlic and the basil leaves, adding the oil from time to time.
  5. Continue until a fairly thick and smooth cream is formed. The paté of dried tomatoes in oil is ready to be served.

If you liked the recipe, don't miss the one for the chilli cream !

Dried tomato and tuna paté: the delicious variant

To obtain a sun-dried tomato pate that is as delicious as ever, you can add tuna to the recipe. This goes well both chilled and under glass. In the second case it is preferable to use the natural one.

To prepare the pate, just follow the recipe above, taking care to add 30 to 50 g of well-drained tuna in the mixer. The difference depends on how thick you want the sauce.

This variant makes the sauce even more creamy. The perfect choice to create more sophisticated recipes full of flavour. Everything will also be even tastier with the addition of some spices, such as, for example, pink peppercorns or chilli pepper which will be added in small quantities.


If well stored in the refrigerator and in an airtight container or jar, the paté also lasts a week .

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