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Smoked Salmon Canapés with Whipped Chive Cream Cheese

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Light and healthy, Smoked Salmon Canapes with Whipped Chive Cream Cheese are the perfect brunch food. Perfectly portioned on slices of pumpernickel cocktail bread and topped with an airy yogurt/cream cheese spread.

Smoked Salmon Canapés with Whipped Chive Cream Cheese

  • Servings: 1 canape
  • Yield: 12 servings
  • Prep Time: 10 min

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces room temperature cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons plain low fat greek yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons chopped chives
  • 6 ounces smoked salmon
  • ½ english cucumber sliced thin
  • ¼ red onion, sliced thin
  • 1 plum tomato, seeded and diced
  • 12 slices cocktail pumpernickel bread
  • Kosher salt and fresh ground pepper
  • chopped chives for garnish

Preparation

  1. In a medium bowl, beat the cream cheese and yogurt until light and fluffy. Using a rubber spatula, gently fold in the chopped chives.
  2. Spread a teaspoon of the cream cheese mixture onto each slice of bread and then divide the salmon among them topping each with a sliver. Top each canapé with cucumber, red onion and tomatoes. Season with a little bit of kosher salt and pepper. Garnish with the remaining chives. Serve immediately.

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Note: The cream cheese mixture can be made up to 24 hours in advance and stored in an airtight container refrigerated.

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