Smoked salmon dip

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PREP TIME

10 min

Makes

1 -1/2 cups


Ingredients

  • 250 g smoked salmon , perferably bits
  • 125 g cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup cold unsalted butter
  • pinch dry mustard powder , optional
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh dill

Instructions

  • Place salmon in a food processor fitted with a metal blade. Whirl, using an on-and-off motion, until finely ground. Cut cream cheese and butter into several pieces. Place in food processor all at once. Then, whirl until evenly mixed. Taste, and if you want a more robust flavor, add a pinch of dry mustard and whirl. For a little color, whirl or stir in about 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill.
  • Put into an attractive bowl. Smooth top. Decorate top with sprigs of fresh dill and surround the dish with thin slices of baguette. If not serving right away, refrigerate, covered, for up to 1 day.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 46,
  • Protein
  • 2.1 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 0.1 g,
  • Fat
  • 4.1 g,

Many stores sell smoked salmon trimmings and bits, which work beautifully in this recipe, at a fraction of the price of perfect thin slices.