Lemon Pepper Mackerel Pate

  • Prep: 10 Minutes
  • Cook: 0 Minutes
  • Serves: 4

A great snack or starter and packed with healthy omega 3’s, this has even proven a winner with people who don’t like fish. Awesome served warm on our Super Sesame Rolls.

Macros exclude the butter

Calories 216
Carbs 2.4
Fat 17
Protein 12
Free From


  • 250g peppered mackerel fillets
  • 250g chestnut mushrooms
  • 1/2 white onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • Handful fresh parsley
  • 1 tbsp olive oil plus more for cooking
  • Optional: 150g grass fed salted butter (This recipe is dairy free but if you prefer your pate a more solid consistency add butter in as stated below)


  1. Saute the onion, garlic and mushrooms in a little olive oil until the onion is softened and the mushrooms have browned.
  2. Once cooked place all the ingredients into a food processor and blend.
  3. Remove the skin from mackerel and chop into the mushroom mixture, add the fresh parsley, lemon juice, olive oil and blend all the ingredients thoroughly into a smooth pate
  4. If you prefer a more solid consistency to your pate add in the butter and blend until smooth.