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Salmon Salad Sandwiches Recipe

Salmon Salad Sandwiches Recipe

These are perfect to pack in your kids' lunch boxes when they can't face another boring sandwich. We love the salmon, cream cheese and dill tucked inside a crusty roll. The carrots and celery add a nice crunch. -Yvonne Shust, Shoal Lake, Manitoba
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (6 ounces) pink salmon, drained, bones and skin removed
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrot
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • Lettuce leaves
  • 2 whole wheat buns, split


  • 1. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, mayonnaise, lemon juice, dill, salt and pepper until smooth. Add the salmon, carrot and celery and mix well. Place a lettuce leaf and about 1/2 cup salmon salad on each bun. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 463 calories, 29g fat (12g saturated fat), 87mg cholesterol, 1158mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 5g fiber), 25g protein

Reviews for Salmon Salad Sandwiches

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Reviewed Mar. 1, 2016

"I used 1 5-oz. can of tuna since I didn't have salmon available. I used 1/2 of an 8-oz. container of vegetable cream cheese spread (4-oz.), but kept the dill weed, mayonnaise and lemon juice the same-I used 1/2 tsp. salt and chopped 1/2 cup baby carrots, rather than shred them.

I did not need to beat the dressing! This sandwich filling was delicious!
Thank you for sharing! delowenstein"

Reviewed Jun. 16, 2015

"Made this for 2 UK pensioners - wife and self - we loved it but quantities are *well* beyond anything we would normally eat and will probably feed us 3 x over. So - delicious but far too much; great idea .. totally agree on the carrot/celery combination addition .. I used mascarpone 'cos that was what was in our fridge. I suggest that you *keep* the bones and skin as they add nutrition .. and you really won't notice them."

Reviewed Jun. 9, 2015

"Very good! I added some onion."

Reviewed Jan. 27, 2015

"Really good as is. Also great if the dill is replaced with curry powder."

Reviewed Mar. 27, 2014


Reviewed Apr. 9, 2013

"I use fat free cream cheese and low fat mayonnaisse. This is a great recipe!"

Reviewed Sep. 18, 2012

"I made exactly as the recipe stated. This is the BEST salmon salad sandwhich I ever tasted!"

Reviewed Nov. 14, 2011

"I had leftover salmon but didn't have all the ingredients. I used orange juice in place of the lemon juice and added 1 cup raisins. It's delicious!!!"

Reviewed Oct. 6, 2009

"My co-workers love this sandwich. I usually make for a group and use both Red and Pink canned salmon."

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