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Smoked Salmon Cucumber Canapes Recipe

Smoked Salmon Cucumber Canapes Recipe

“This is the one appetizer that I'm always asked to bring to parties. It's simple, comes together quick and is always a winner," says Judy Grebetz of Racine, Wisconsin.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling YIELD:44 servings


  • 2 medium cucumbers, peeled
  • 4 ounces smoked salmon, flaked
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon capers, drained
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. Cut cucumbers in half lengthwise; remove and discard seeds. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Spoon into cucumber halves.
  • 2. Wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 3-4 hours or until filling is firm. Cut into 1/2-in. slices. Yield: about 3-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 canape equals 6 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 27 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: Free food.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.