Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, fresh salmon was always on the menu, and it was always really, really good. But down here in Florida, it’s not quite the same.
Luckily, there is always smoked salmon, which is where this delicious spread comes in. Not only is it easy on the wallet, with just 5 easy ingredients, it couldn’t be any easier!
It is perfect addition to any brunch, or can be served as an elegant appetizer. We love this salmon spread on top of a toasted bagel, but you could also serve it with some crackers, pita bread or veggies to brighten up an afternoon (or any time of the day!) snack.
Here is what you need:2 3.75 oz cans of smoked salmon 2 8oz. cartons of cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup jalapeno pepper, chopped 1/2 lemon juiced 1/4 cup red onion, chopped black pepper
Step 1: In a large bowl, break up smoked salmon with a fork.
Step 2: Then add the softened cream cheese, chopped jalapeno, red onion, lemon juice, and pepper. Mix until all ingredients are combined.
Step 3: Let mixture chill for 30 minutes or serve right away.
Smoked Salmon Spread
This 5 ingredient recipe is perfect for brunch, cocktails or just as an afternoon snack!
- 2 3.75 oz cans smoked salmon
- 2 8oz cartons of cream cheese (softened)
- 1/4 cup jalapeno pepper (chopped)
- 1/2 large lemon (juiced)
- 1/4 cup red onion (chopped)
- 1/2 tsp black pepper
In a large bowl break up smoked salmon with a fork.
Then add the softened cream cheese, chopped jalapeno, red onion, lemon juice and pepper. Mix until all ingredients are combined.
Let mixture chill for 30 minutes or serve right away. I love it on top of a toasted bagel! But you could also serve it with some crackers for a quick and tasty appetizer!
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