Mousse of Foie Gras

1 poundSonoma Artisan Foie Gras, grade C
¼ cupRed wine
½ teaspoonThyme
1 mediumSweet red or white onion, chopped
2Shallots, chopped
To tasteSalt and freshly ground pepper


Slice foie gras in �� slices and sprinkle with thyme.

Saut� in a heavy saut� pan over medium heat, one minute on each side. Remove foie gras from pan.

Add red wine to pan and reduce. Saut� onion and shallots in the foie gras butter remaining in the pan.

Cool slightly.

Put all ingredients in food processor and process until smooth. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Cover tightly and refrigerate for 24 hours to allow flavors to fully develop.

Serve cold spread on toasted bread, crackers or breadsticks.

Serves 6 - 8 as an hors d'oeuvres.

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