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Salmon Mousse Endive Leaves Recipe

Salmon Mousse Endive Leaves Recipe

I recently made this simple but elegant appetizer to rave reviews. This thick mousse has a lovely presentation well suited for special occasions.—Doreen Matthew, San Marcos, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:24 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) smoked salmon or lox
  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tablespoon dill weed
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon prepared horseradish
  • 24 endive leaves
  • Watercress and diced pimientos, optional

Directions

  • 1. Place the first six ingredients in a food processor; cover and process until smooth. Pipe or spoon about 1 tablespoon filling onto each endive leaf. Garnish with watercress and pimientos if desired. Yield: 2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 appetizer equals 45 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 177 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.