Cucumber Slices
topped with Smoked Salmon Mousse and Dill Weed

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A flavorful combination for an easy appetizer to serve at home or at dinner party gatherings... Cucumber Slices topped with a mousse of Smoked salmon, heavy cream, cream cheese, shallots, lime juice and dill weed. See more of my unique and easy Appetizer Recipes

smoked salmon mousse cucumber slices
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Prep Time: 20 min      Total Time: 20 min      Yield: 30 approx


Ingredients:

1 English cucumber, unpeeled
Salt, to taste
2 ounces smoked Salmon, shredded and minced
1 tablespoon heavy cream
2 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/4 teaspoon fresh Lime Juice
1 shallot, chopped finely
3/4 teaspoon fresh dill weed, chopped
Salt and Pepper, to taste
garnish with dill weed or diced red bell peppers or tomatoes

Instruction:

Score cucumber skin lengthwise with tines of a fork, slice cross-wise 1/2-inch thick; scoop out centers with a melon baller leaving 1/4-inch walls, lightly salt them, turn upside down to drain on paper towels.

In a food processor combine salmon, cream, cheese, lime juice, shallots and dill weed until it is of a mousse consistency. Taste for seasoning, add salt and pepper accordingly.

Fill a piping bag fitted with a plain round tip, or spoon a small amount of the mixture on the prepared slices.
Garnish if desired and serve.

wine

Wine recommendation: Chardonnay; Pinot Grigio; Fume Blanc; Sauvignon Blanc;

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