Smoked Salmon and Dill Spread

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salmon and dill cream cheese pate

This is one of the easiest and most versatile recipes. Combine the fish and cream cheese for a quick spread for matzo, crackers or crudites. Add yogurt or sour cream to make it into a dip. Change the fish to trout or whitefish. Change the herb from dill to tarragon. Use fresh cooked or canned salmon. Jazz it up with capers. 'Nuff said? Use your taste buds and creativity and you almost can't go wrong.

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  • 1-1/2 cup (s)Servings


  • 4 ounce smoked salmon, chopped
  • 8 ounce Temp Tee Whipped Cream cheese
  • 2-3 scallions chopped
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon prepared white horseradish
  • 2 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
  • freshly ground black pepper


Place the salmon, cream cheese, scallions, lemon juice, horseradish, dill and pepper in a food processor. Process until the mixture is smooth and well blended (stop the machine occasionally to scrape down the sides). Spoon the contents into a serving bowl and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Use as a spread with crackers, matzo or crudites. If desired decorate the top with a sprig of fresh dill, halved grape tomatoes, lemon slice, etc.