Smoky Salmon Spread
All the beloved flavor of smoked salmon in a spread that’s both quick to make and very affordable. Serves a crowd, saves a bundle.
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2 packages (8 oz. each) light cream cheese
3 Tbsp. lemon juice
3 Tbsp. low-fat milk
1-1/2 tsp. dill weed
1 can (14.75 oz.) or 2 cans (7.5 oz. each) traditional pack Alaska salmon OR 8 to 10 oz. skinless, boneless salmon (canned or pouched), drained and chunked
1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
3-4 drops natural hickory liquid smoke Crackers or French bread rounds
For the Spread: Beat cream cheese with lemon juice, milk and dill weed in mixer until light and fluffy. Beat in salmon and green onions until thoroughly combined. Season with liquid smoke to taste. Chill several hours before serving to allow flavors to blend.
To serve, spread on crackers or French bread rounds.
Nutrients per serving: 68 calories, 4g total fat, 2g saturated fat, 58% of calories from fat, 20mg cholesterol, 5g protein, 2g carbohydrate, 0g fiber, 148mg sodium, 60mg calcium and 300mg omega-3 fatty acids.