Smoked Salmon and Cheese Log

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Prep. Time: 4 minutes                         Servings: 8

Ingredients

250g packet cream cheese, softened
1 tbsp (15 mL) capers, chopped
50g smoked salmon, chopped
1 tbsp (15 mL) fresh chives, finely chopped
1 tbsp (15 mL) fresh dill, chopped
1/2 cup (125 mL) flaked almonds, toasted
Fresh dill and Lavosh crackers, to serve

Preparation

Using an electric mixer, beat cream cheese until smooth. Stir in capers, salmon, chives and dill. Season with pepper.

Place a 30cm-long piece of plastic wrap on a flat surface. Spoon cheese mixture onto plastic. Lift plastic wrap and roll mixture away from you to form a log. Place another 30cm-long piece of plastic wrap on a flat surface. Sprinkle with almonds, leaving a 2cm border. Carefully unwrap log and transfer onto almonds. Roll up plastic to coat log, pressing gently to secure. Twist ends of wrap to seal. Refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours or until firm.

Unwrap log. Sprinkle with dill. Serve with crackers. Enjoy!

 

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