Sardine pâté

Crisps and dips are fine, but it doesn't quite WOW like sardine pâté on a crunchy toast does. Great for an aperitif of rosé with friends in the garden.

By Christabel Brain
2018/06/07, 03:52 PM

A dish popular in Nice, France, sardine pâté is a sophisticated and tasty appetiser that will impress anyone you serve it to. Bring your inner French out, allez!

Sardine pâté on toast

Serves 4


- 200 g sardine fillets
- 100 g of fresh cheese
- Spring onions
- 1/4 bunch of parsley
- 15g candied lemon
- The juice of 1 lemon
- Salt and pepper


1. Preheat the oven to 160 °C. Cook the sardine fillets on an oiled baking sheet for 10 to 12 minutes, depending on the size of the sardines.

2. Crush the fillets with a fork and mix them with the fresh cheese, chopped herbs, and lemon juice to obtain a homogeneous consistency.

3. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper.

Serving suggestion: Serve on a crunchy toast.

Don't forget the drink!