Salmon Mousse on Cucumber Slices
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Get your omega-3 on with an easy and tasty appetizer like this Salmon Mousse on Cucumber Slices. The mousse blends up super quick in a food processor.
  • 16 oz can salmon, skin and bones removed
  • 8 oz reduced fat cream cheese, softened
  • 1 t horseradish (or a bit more to taste)
  • 1T dried minced onion
  • 1 T lemon juice
  • ½ t salt
  • 3 T fresh dill or 1 T dried dill
For serving
  • a couple large (or many small) cucumbers
  • optional: small red sweet pepper, cut into small pieces, and/or herb sprigs for garnish
  1. To prepare mousse, place mousse ingredients in food processor and blend until smooth. Spoon into piping bag and refrigerate.
  2. Cut cucumber slices to about ⅜ inch thicknesses (a mandolin works great for this). Prep any garnish you have decided to use.
  3. To assemble, pipe a scant tablespoon of mousse onto a cucumber slice using a large star tip (like the Wilton 1M tip). Top with garnish if desired.
Recipe by Art of Natural Living at