Mock Chopped Liver (Especially for Vegetarians)
by Joan Nathan

Appetizer to be served with matzah.

Yield: about 1 cup

One-half pound mushrooms, chopped

  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon water

1. Sauté the mushrooms and onion in the vegetable oil over a medium heat until the onion is clear.

2. Turn into a blender or food processor, add the walnuts, salt and pepper, and the water. Process until blended but not too smooth. Serve as a spread with matzah.


Adapted from
(Alfred A. Knopf, 1998)