Smoked Salmon Appetizer

Smoked Salmon Appetizer

This Low Calorie Smoked Salmon Appetizer is just 53 calories and is a no cook recipe!

Perfect for holiday gatherings, you can make them ahead of time and store them in the fridge until you’re ready to serve.

Smoked Salmon Appetizer

I love these smoked salmon canapés so much I enjoy them as a snack. And I’m sure your guests will love them so much, that you should probably make a double batch. The recipe card can do all the math for you!

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Smoked Salmon Appetizer

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Ingredients for Smoked Salmon Appetizers

I recommend getting fat free cream cheese, but you could really use any cream cheese you prefer.

We will be “jazzing up” the cream cheese however, so if you don’t like the flavor of fat free cream cheese, don’t worry. We are adding lots of flavor to it!

Smoked Salmon Appetizer

Shopping List for Low Calorie Appetizers:

  • 1 lemon
  • 1 cup fat free cream cheese 
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 2 cucumbers 
  • 4 oz smoked salmon 

How to Make No Cook Appetizers

These smoked salmon canapés are easy and quick to make. I like to make them ahead of time and place them in the fridge to chill for a couple of hours while I work on other appetizers or the main course.

Smoked Salmon Appetizer

How to Make No Cook Appetizers:

  1. In a small bowl, zest the lemon. Set the zest aside.
  2. To a medium bowl combine the cream cheese, fresh dill, garlic salt, and 2 tablespoons of lemon juice. Mix well.
  3. Lay the cucumber slices out on a serving platter.
  4. Top each with a dollop of cream cheese, then a slice of salmon.
  5. Squeeze more lemon juice over the tops, and sprinkle with lemon zest.
  6. Place in the fridge until you’re ready to serve.

Smoked Salmon Appetizer

These no cook appetizers are easy and impressive. And a great healthy option to put out at your next gathering.

I love this recipe so much, I often make it as snacks! Each round/canapé is just 53 calories and packed full of flavor and good for you ingredients.

Smoked Salmon Appetizer

Smoked Salmon Appetizer

Lose Weight By Eating
These smoked salmon appetizers are no cook, packed full of flavor, and just 53 calories each!
You will want a fresh lemon as you'll need both the zest and the juice. So skip the store-bought lemon juice and just get 1 lemon.
Special Tip: If you want to lower the sodium, you can swap out the garlic salt for garlic powder.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 20 servings
Calories 53 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lemon
  • 1 cup fat free cream cheese at room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill chopped
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 2 cucumbers each sliced into 10 rounds
  • 4 oz smoked salmon sliced into 20 small pieces

Instructions
 

  • In a small bowl, zest the lemon. Set the zest aside.
  • To a medium bowl combine the cream cheese, fresh dill, garlic salt, and 2 tablespoons of lemon juice. Mix well.
  • Lay the cucumber slices out on a serving platter.
  • Top each with a dollop of cream cheese, then a slice of salmon.
  • Squeeze more lemon juice over the tops, and sprinkle with lemon zest.
  • Place in the fridge until you’re ready to serve.

Nutrition

Serving: 1appetizerCalories: 53kcalCarbohydrates: 1.6gProtein: 2.2gFat: 4.3gSaturated Fat: 2.6gCholesterol: 14mgSodium: 149mgPotassium: 77mgFiber: 0.2gSugar: 0.6gCalcium: 18mgIron: 0mg
Keyword appetizer, smoked salmon
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Nutrition and Calories in Recipe for Smoked Salmon Appetizer

The nutrition label reflects 1 appetizer (one canapé) according to the recipe card above.

If you would like to lower the sodium, I recommend swapping out the garlic salt for garlic powder and adding an extra tablespoon of lemon juice to the cream cheese for flavor.

Important Note: As a reminder, at Lose Weight By Eating the goal is to make healthier, all-natural versions of your favorite recipes… not all will be “diet worthy” depending on the diet you are on. But they will be healthier versions to help curb your cravings.

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