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Smoked Salmon Spread on Cucumbers

Serves 12


12 ounces reduced fat cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup fat-free half and half
8 ounces smoked salmon, cut into pieces
2 tablespoons chopped scallions
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon finely chopped lemon zest
Generous dash hot pepper sauce
2 European style fresh crisp cucumbers
Salmon caviar


In food processor with steel blade, blend together the cheese, cream and salmon until smooth. Add the scallions, parsley, lemon juice and zest and hot pepper sauce to taste. Spoon into a pastry bag fitted with a large star tip (7-8 mm). Wash and trim the cucumbers. Cut crosswise into 1/4-inch slices. Pipe the cheese mixture onto the cucumbers and top each with a dollop of salmon caviar.

Makes about 4 dozen.

Nutrients per Serving:

Calories: 84
Protein: 4.00 g
Carbohydrates: 1.53 g
Dietary Fiber: 0.18 g
% Calories from fat: 74%
Fat-total: 7.01 g
Saturated Fat: 4.27 g
Vitamin AR RE: 72.01 RE
Vitamin C: 1.82 mg
% Calories from carbs: 7%

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