Cucumber, Carrot and Smoked Salmon Crudités

Put a new spin on your appetizer buffet with our easy cream cheese nibbles.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 0 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

2
ounces salmon lox, finely chopped
1/2
package (8-ounce size) cream cheese, softened
3/4
teaspoon chopped fresh or 1/4 teaspoon dried dill weed
1
large cucumber, cut into 1/4-inch slices (12 slices)
1
large carrot, cut into 1/4-inch slices (12 slices)
Crackers, if desired
Dill weed sprigs, if desired

  • 1 Mix lox, cream cheese and chopped dill weed.
  • 2 Place lox mixture in decorating bag fitted with large star tip; pipe heaping teaspoonful onto each cucumber and carrot slice or cracker. (Or spoon on cream cheese mixture.) Garnish each with dill weed sprig.

Expert Tips

Purchase flavored cream cheese to make these cruditTs. Good choices include chive and onion, garden vegetable, jalapeño and smoked salmon.

Cut the cucumber slices with a small star-shaped cookie cutter.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
25
(
Calories from Fat
20),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
35mg
35%;
Total Carbohydrate
2g
2%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.