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
  • ingredients 8
  • 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.
  • 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.
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