Salmon-Pimiento Appetizers

Impress party nibblers with these creamy salmon bites, both pretty and portable. Garnished with fresh cucumber and dill, they only look like they take a lot longer than 15 minutes.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

1
package (4.5 oz) smoked salmon (hot-smoked), skin removed, flaked
1/3
cup pimiento cheese spread (from 5-oz jar)
2
teaspoons mayonnaise or salad dressing
2
medium green onions, thinly sliced (2 tablespoons)
1/8
teaspoon pepper
16
slices cocktail pumpernickel bread
16
thin slices seedless cucumber
2
tablespoons tiny dill weed sprigs

  • 1 In medium bowl, mix salmon, cheese spread, mayonnaise, onions and pepper. Spread evenly on bread slices.
  • 2 Cut cucumber slices in half almost to edge and twist; place on salmon mixture. Garnish with dill weed sprigs.

Expert Tips

Salmon can be hot-smoked or cold-smoked. Cold-smoked salmon (lox) is usually sliced very thinly and doesn’t flake like the hot-smoked version.

You could substitute a 6-ounce can of boneless, skinless salmon, drained, for the smoked salmon.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
45
(
Calories from Fat
20),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
150mg
150%;
Total Carbohydrate
4g
4%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
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; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.