This week's Barefoot Bloggers recipe was Ina's Smoked Salmon Spread chosen by Ashley of the Spicy Skillet. Now, I'm not one for smoked salmon, or any salmon for that matter, but decided to make the recipe as is as my husband said he'd eat it and we served it to our friends H&M on Sunday. The feedback I received was that the spread was good, however it make a lot for three people, we have quite a bit left over. We served it with crackers. Because I'm not a salmon person I can't say as if we'd make this again, but it gave me some ideas for salmon substitute...really anything blended into cream cheese would be good! I am looking forward to the August round of recipes and am hoping for some delicious summer time treats...as it's quickly approaching it's end.
Smoked Salmon Recipe:
8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
1/2 cup sour cream
1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 tablespoon minced fresh dill
1 teaspoon prepared horseradish, drained
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 pound (4 ounces) smoked salmon, minced
Cream the cheese in an electric mixer fitted with a paddle attachment until just smooth. Add the sour cream, lemon juice, dill, horseradish, salt, and pepper, and mix. Add the smoked salmon and mix well. Chill and serve with crudites or crackers.