Tuna Pate

Tuna Pate Recipe

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Nelda Driggs


My cousin Linda from Tulsa, OK first made this many years ago. I requested the recipe and have been making it for office parties and family gatherings ever since. It is often requested by my co-workers. It is simple and inexpensive to make and so yummy! Great with crackers or veggies.


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20 Min


  • 1 can(s)
    can tuna in oil, 6-oz size
  • 1 stick
    butter or margarine, softened
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/2 tsp
    tarragon, dried
  • 1 small
    onion, finely minced
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice, fresh
  • ·
    chives for garnish, optional

How to Make Tuna Pate


  1. Drain tuna. Blend with remaining ingredients except chives. Mix well with an electric mixer (very important!). Turn into serving dish; top with chives and chill until firm. Note: Tuna in water in not recommended. Makes about 3 cups.

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About Tuna Pate

Course/Dish: Spreads
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #Tuna Spread

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