Smoked Salmon Spread ingredients
Makes qty ??8-oz cream cheese at room temperature
1/2 cup sour cream
1 Tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 Tbsp minced fresh dill
1 tsp prepared horseradish, drained
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1/4-LB (4-oz) smoked salmon, minced (preferably, Norwegian)
Notes: Norwegian salmon is drier and less salty than other smoked salmons.
DirectionsCream the cheese in an electric mixer fitted with a paddle attachment just until smooth. Add the sour cream, lemon juice, dill, horseradish, salt and pepper; mix.
Add the smoked salmon and mix well; chill.
Serve with crudités or crackers.
This recipe is from Ina Garten, Barefoot Contessa Family Style: Easy Ideas and Recipes That Make Everyone Feel Like Family (Crown Publishing Group, 2002).