Quick and easy vegan bean spread recipe (vegan pâté)

Lunch just got 100x easier and a 1000x tastier thanks to this flavor-bursting vegan pate. This creamy vegan bean spread tastes amazing on everything. It’s a super tasty powerhouse of plant-based protein…and it should probably come with a warning because it’s irresistibly good. 

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When I say this quick and easy vegan bean spread recipe is the best vegan pate ever I really mean it. I would happily eat it every single day and probably multiple times a day. It’s the best vegan and gluten-free spread for bread, sandwiches, wraps, and crackers…not to mention it also doubles as my favorite healthy vegan dip because it’s so snackable. It’s my favorite healthy go-to midday vegan snack with a side of fresh vegetables. 

If you are looking for a delicious easy vegan pate then you’re going to adore this recipe. In the blender, 5 minutes total and done. It’s a creamy, fluffy, luxe, and super low-maintenance bean spread recipe. Featuring Mediterranean flavors, garlic perfection, and velvety textures it’s a 5-minutes show stopper that will make lunch a breeze. 

The best easy vegan school lunch 

Say hello to the best easy vegan healthy bean spread that will make school lunches a stress-free and delicious experience. Packed with plant-based protein and ready to spread in sandwiches or put into an easy lunch wrap. It’s a school lunch game changer.

Healthy Vegan school lunch ideas:

Coming up with new tasty and healthy school lunch recipes isn’t hard with this vegan pate on the menu. Slap it between toast or in a wrap with slices of bell peppers, lettuce, cucumber, and maybe even a few slices of avocado or grilled portobello mushrooms and you’re set.

What ingredients do you need to make vegan gluten-free pate

Not a lot. It’s a very simple recipe that only requires a few simple ingredients. So, let’s dive into the ingredients needed to make Mediterranean creamy vegan bean spread;

  • One can white beans
  • A clove of garlic
  • 1 spring onion
  • 3 tsp thyme
  • A couple of teaspoons oregano 
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste 
  • Two or three tablespoons BBQ sauce
  • 2 tbsp olive oil 
  • Salt and pepper 

How to make this easy vegan bean spread recipe, or vegan pate

Making vegan pate is incredibly simple. It’s all about adding the right seasoning and letting the blender do all the work for you.

So, let’s look at how to make vegan gluten-free bean spread:

Add all the ingredients to a blender and blend until everything is combined into a smooth creamy spread. 

Add extra salt if needed.

Frequently asked questions 

How to store vegan bean spread

Store in the refrigerator in a clean bowl or jar with a lid on. 

How long does vegan pate last? 

Keeps 3-5 days stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Can I add more or other spices to vegan pate?

Yes! Absolutely. You can add all your favorite spices to this pate, and leave out any spices you don’t have in the pantry. For a more deep and smoky flavor, you can add 1 teaspoon of smoked paprika. 

Can I make vegan pate without a blender?

Yes, sure. You can use a handheld blender, or a food processor just as easily. If you don’t have any of those, you can use a fork to mash everything by hand although that’s a lot more of a workout.

What beans to use for bean pate?

You can use any type of beans you prefer. My favorite is white beans (butter beans or similar) but you can use any type of beans. 

Other Beans that work well in bean spread:

  • Kidney beans
  • Black beans
  • Carlotti beans 

Quick and easy vegan bean spread recipe (vegan pâté)

Lunch just got 100x easier and a 1000x tastier thanks to this flavor-bursting vegan pate. This creamy vegan bean spread tastes amazing on everything. It’s a super tasty powerhouse of plant-based protein…and it should probably come with a warning because it’s irresistibly good. 
When I say this quick and easy vegan bean spread is the best vegan pate ever I really mean it. I would happily eat it every single day and probably multiple times a day. It’s the best vegan and gluten-free spread for bread, sandwiches, wraps, and crackers
Course Dip, Lunch
Cuisine American
Keyword Gluten-free, vegan
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 cup
Author Simone – Munchyesta.com

Ingredients

  • 1 15oz can White Beans Rinsed and drained
  • 1 clove Garlic Minced or finely chopped
  • 1 Spring Onion Finely chopped
  • 2 tsp Thyme
  • 2 tsp Oregano
  • 2 tbsp Tomato Paste
  • 2 tbsp Vegan BBQ Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Add all the ingredients to a blender and blend until everything is combined into a smooth creamy spread. 
    Add extra salt if needed.

Notes

Store in the refrigerator in a clean bowl or jar with a lid on. 
Keeps 3-5 days stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

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