Salmon & Cream Cheese Potatoes
Everyone enjoys these elegant-looking appetizers. You can assemble them several hours ahead and refrigerate until guests arrive.
Total TimePrep: 35 min. + cooling
- 12 small red potatoes
- 6 ounces cream cheese, softened
- 2 tablespoons sour cream
- 2 tablespoons snipped fresh dill
- 2 tablespoons grated lemon zest
- 1 tablespoon capers, drained
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
- 3 ounces smoked salmon fillet, flaked
- Fresh dill sprigs, optional
- Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until tender, 15-20 minutes. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the cream cheese, sour cream, dill, lemon zest, capers, salt and pepper.
- Drain potatoes; cut in half. Cut a thin slice from the bottom of each potato half to level if necessary.
- Dollop cheese mixture onto potatoes, 2 teaspoons on each. Top with salmon. Garnish with dill sprigs if desired. Chill until serving.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 47 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 80mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.
Originally published as Smoked Salmon Topped Potatoes in Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook 2011