Smoked Trout Cucumber Canapes

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


2 dozen

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
“Guests thought I had these elegant appetizers catered when I served them at my last party,” says Debora Ross of Hamilton, Ohio. Our Taste Testers loved the combination with its warm, creamy spread on cool, crunchy cucumber slices.


  • 4-1/2 ounces smoked trout or salmon fillets, flaked
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh dill
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons prepared horseradish
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 24 cucumber slices (1/4 inch thick)


  1. In a small bowl, combine the trout, cream cheese, onion, dill, lemon juice, horseradish and lemon peel. Spread over each cucumber slice. Refrigerate until serving.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts: 1 appetizer equals 24 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 118 mg sodium, trace carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1/2 fat.