Chef Nancy’s Chocolate Pate with Walnuts

CHOCOLATE ORANGE PATE WITH WALNUTS
Recipe by Chef Nancy Russman © 2014
8 ounces of soften cream cheese
Add:
¾ teaspoon of Zi Olive Orange EVOO
¾ teaspoon of Zi Olive Chocolate Balsamic Vinegar
¾ teaspoon of good vanilla
Blend well
Add:
1/3 cup chopped walnuts
Blend well
Add chocolate ganache:
Heat ¼ cup heavy cream in microwave about 30 seconds.
Take out of microwave stir in 4 ounces mini chocolate chips until melted.
Fill the bottom of a small pie tin or deep plate with the pate, garnish with orange zest, sliced strawberries, and Zi Olive Chocolate Balsamic. Serve with your favorite crackers or crispy pita chips.

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