Ham and Braunschweiger Pate


Here's a spread that is always a tremendous hit at parties. The flavors of the braunschweiger and spreadable ham are the main attractions in this topping for breads and crackers. The chilled mold may be frosted with softened cream cheese, then sprinkled with parsley for added attractiveness.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 30 mins
4 cups


  • ½ pound braunschweiger liverwurst

  • 9 ounces ham spread

  • ½ teaspoon dry mustard

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme

  • ½ teaspoon hot sauce

  • 1 cup beer

  • 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin

  • ½ cup water

  • ½ (10.5 ounce) can beef broth

  • ½ cup chopped parsley


  1. In a medium bowl, blend the braunschweiger liverwurst, ham spread, dry mustard, pepper, thyme, hot sauce and beer.

  2. In small bowl, soften the gelatin in the water.

  3. Bring the beef broth to a boil in a small saucepan. Mix in the gelatin, allowing it to dissolve. Remove from heat and cool 5 minutes.

  4. Blend the gelatinized beef broth with the braunschweiger liverwurst mixture. Transfer the mixture to a 4 cup mold and chill a minimum of 2 hours.

  5. Transfer the chilled mixture to a platter, and sprinkle with parsley before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

46 Calories
3g Fat
1g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 32
Calories 46
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Cholesterol 14mg 5%
Sodium 153mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 1mg 7%
Calcium 5mg 0%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 35mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.