Pheasant Pate

This is a great Pate that you can serve at any party, event, or even just at home!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 4 Servings


  • 1 MacFarlane Pheasant Breast Fully cooked and cooled
  • 1 tsp Soft Butter
  • 1 Tbsp Chopped Onion
  • 1 tsp Chopped Garlic
  • 1 oz Cognac
  • 1 Tbsp Chopped Parsley and Rosemary Mixed
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 Dash Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard
  • 1 tsp Mayonnaise


  • Remove skin and bones from cold breast, then put through meat grinder with small to medium holes, set aside.
  • In a medium saucepan, add butter, onion and garlic.
  • Sauté until onions are translucent, deglaze with cognac. 
  • Reduce mixture to half the volume. 
  • In a medium mixing bowl, add onion mixture, pheasant and remaining ingredients.
  • Mix until very well blended.
  • Add to a decorative mold or mold into desired shape.
  • Place covered in a refrigerator for 1-2 hours, or until fully set.
  • Serve with breads, nuts and dried cranberries.
Topics Entrees, Pheasant Breast


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