Frosty Smoked Salmon Spread

Frosty Smoked Salmon Spread

Absolutely irresistible! This do-ahead appetizer is a holiday hit!

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

2:10

Hrs:Mins

Makes

3

cups

1
package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1
pound smoked salmon, skinned and boned
4
medium green onions, chopped (1/4 cup)
3/4
cup whipped cream cheese, from 8-ounce container, softened
1/4
cup sunflower nuts, toasted, if desired
Crackers, tiny sliced bagels or sliced vegetables, if desired
  1. Mix 8-ounce package cream cheese, the salmon and onions thoroughly. Shape mixture into a ball. Frost with whipped cream cheese. Sprinkle with nuts.
  2. 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.
Makes 3 cups spread
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Health Twist
Use reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufch√Ętel) for a slightly lighter spread.
Variation
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:

1 Serving (1 Tablespoon)
  • Calories 35
    • (Calories from Fat 25 ),
  • Total Fat 3 g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 g,),
  • Cholesterol 10 mg;
  • Sodium 95 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 0g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
  • Protein 2 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.