Lemon-Herb Salmon Toasts


1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened

4 green onions, chopped

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2 tablespoons snipped fresh dill or 2 teaspoons dill weed

3/4 teaspoon sea salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1/4 teaspoon grated lemon zest

2 teaspoons lemon juice

24 slices snack rye bread

8 ounces smoked salmon or lox

Optional toppings: Grated lemon zest, coarsely ground pepper and fresh dill sprigs


Preheat broiler. In a small bowl, beat the first 8 ingredients. Place bread slices on baking sheets. Broil 4-5 in. from heat 1-2 minutes on each side or until lightly toasted. Spread with cream cheese mixture; top with lox. Serve with toppings as desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 appetizer: 63 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 196mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.