Absolutely irresistible! This do-ahead appetizer is a holiday hit!
package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
pound smoked salmon, skinned and boned
medium green onions, chopped (1/4 cup)
cup whipped cream cheese, from 8-ounce container, softened
cup sunflower nuts, toasted, if desired
Crackers, tiny sliced bagels or sliced vegetables, if desired
Mix 8-ounce package cream cheese, the salmon and onions thoroughly. Shape mixture into a ball. Frost with whipped cream cheese. Sprinkle with nuts.
Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours until chilled. Serve with crackers. Store tightly covered in refrigerator up to 2 weeks or in freezer up to 4 weeks.
Use reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel) for a slightly lighter spread.
Make a Snowman Salmon Spread! Shape two-thirds of the salmon mixture into a ball and place on serving plate. Shape remaining salmon mixture into a ball and place on top of larger ball. Refrigerate about 1 hour or until firm. Frost with whipped cream cheese. Decorate your salmon snowman with a fresh rosemary crown, olive eyes and buttons, a baby carrot nose, radicchio-strip scarf and asparagus arms.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Tablespoon
- Calories from Fat
- 25 ),
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- 3 g
- 3 %
- (Saturated Fat
- 2 g,
- 2 %
- 10 mg
- 10 %;
- 95 mg
- 95 %;
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
- 2 g
- 2 %
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.