Bug Lady Tofu Pate

Bug Lady Tofu Pate


"The inspiration and basic idea for this amazingly delicious tofu spread recipe comes from my most favorite entomologist friend, Leslie, a.k.a. 'Bug Lady'"


25 m servings 32 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 32 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 2.5 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.2g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 1.4 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 28 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Wrap soft tofu in cheese cloth. Place over a medium bowl, and press to drain as much liquid as possible.
  2. Place tofu in a medium bowl. Mix in mayonnaise, garlic powder, white pepper, mustard, seasoning salt, nutritional yeast, paprika, orange bell pepper, red chile pepper, celery, parsley, cilantro, dill weed and garlic. Blend until smooth. Cover and chill in the refrigerator until serving.
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  1. 11 Ratings


I really liked this recipe because of the garlic! My only change was I omitted the celery and bell pepper, used some celery seed and it was delicious and smooth. Perfect on crackers. I will de...

It came out great with a few modifications. i doubled all the spices, i did not add the paprika, dill or the parsley instead i added more cilantro, added red bell peppers and carrots. i also su...

I've made this a few times, and now have it perfected. Use firm tofu rather than silken, you'll get a firmer, more speadable texture. Use the food processor, again, texture. Use two cloves of...

I thought this was to bland. I did not add all the garlic, may be that was the reason. I did try to zip it up with chopped green onion and horseradish but it didn't work. It went better with bak...

My husband and I loved this. It's a fast, easy recipe and great served with crackers. I might use a little less green pepper next time, but that is what is fun about this recipe, it's very fle...

not bad, a bit bland - i added some blue cheese salad dressing (i was hosting a party for goodness sakes - it had to be salvaged) and it turned out quite a bit better.

I took KVCHAN's advise however I am trying to eat dairy free so I did a couple twists to it. I doubled all the spices, I did not add the paprika, dill or the parsley instead I added more cilan...

added 1 more clove of garlic, added 1 carrot, no garlic powder, chilli flakes for chilli pepper & used cuisinart to blend it all. Let it set, delicious! great on toast, dip for chips or veggie...

It was good! I had to add more of the seasonings at the end, you have to tweak to your preference with this dish i think. I also could only find Extra Firm and Firm Lite so I combined the two. ...