Best of the Wurst Spread

Best of the Wurst Spread

Best of the Wurst Spread

Prep and Cook Time 15 minutes


Makes 12 (3-tablespoon) servings


1 tablespoon butter or margarine
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1 package (16 ounces) liverwurst
1/4 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/4 cup finely chopped dill pickle
1 tablespoon drained capers
2 teaspoons horseradish mustard or spicy brown mustard
2 teaspoons dried dill weed
1/4 small dill pickle, cut into strips
Crackers or cocktail rye bread


  1. Heat butter in small saucepan over medium heat until melted. Add onion; cook and stir 5 minutes or until tender. Set aside.
  2. Mash liverwurst with fork in medium bowl; beat in onion, mayonnaise, chopped dill pickle, capers, mustard and dill weed.
  3. Form liverwurst mixture into football shape on serving plate; decorate with dill pickle strips to look like football laces. Serve with crackers.

Serve It With Style!

For added flavor, serve this spread with mustard toast instead of rye bread. To prepare mustard toast, lightly spread horseradish mustard or spicy brown mustard onto cocktail rye bread slices. Broil 4 inches from heat until lightly browned.

Nutritional Information

Calories 170
Calories from Fat 79 %
Total Fat 15 g
Saturated Fat 5 g
Cholesterol 64 mg
Carbohydrate 2 g
Fiber <1 g
Protein 6 g
Sodium 442 mg

Dietary Exchange

Meat 1/2
Fat 3

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