Layered Smoked Salmon Spread

A cream cheese mixture seasoned with dill complements tender pieces of smoked salmon in a lovely layered spread.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

2
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
1
cup sour cream
1
teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
2
tablespoons chopped fresh dill weed
4
oz smoked salmon, flaked
1/2
cup finely chopped red bell pepper
Fresh dill weed sprigs
96
crackers
  • 1 Line 3-cup bowl or pan with plastic wrap, letting plastic wrap hang over edge. In large bowl, stir together cream cheese, 1/2 cup of the sour cream, the lemon-pepper seasoning and chopped dill weed until well blended.
  • 2 Spoon 1/2 of cream cheese mixture by heaping tablespoonfuls into bowl; spread and press into bottom of bowl. Top with salmon. Spoon remaining cheese mixture by tablespoonfuls over salmon; spread over salmon layer. Fold plastic wrap over top of cheese to cover completely; press top layer of cheese onto salmon. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  • 3 Remove plastic wrap from top of cheese mixture. Place serving plate upside down on bowl; turn plate and bowl over. Remove bowl and plastic wrap. Using rubber spatula, spread remaining 1/2 cup sour cream over cheese mixture. Spoon bell pepper over sour cream. Garnish with dill weed sprigs. Serve with crackers.

Expert Tips

Don't have fresh dill weed available? Try using 2 teaspoons dried dill weed instead.

For added color, garnish with fresh parsley.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
210mg
210%;
Total Carbohydrate
8g
8%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.