Smoked Salmon is another great way to incorporate salmon into your diet. It is easily found in your local grocery store! Besides having it on bagels with cream cheese, you can make a variety of appetizers, or even salads. This is a great protein-packed salad recipe that looks very fancy, but is easy to make!
Smoked Salmon Cucumber Salad
Ingredients (4 servings)
- 1 lb. smoked salmon, flaked
- 1 cucumber, washed, scored, sliced lengthwise, then quartered
- 2 tsp prepared horseradish
- 2 tsp brown coarse mustard
- 1/2 cup sour cream
- 1 fresh lemon, juiced
- 1 Tbsp fresh dill, finely chopped
- 1/2 tsp kosher salt
- 1/4 tsp black pepper
- Romaine lettuce
- lemon wedges
In a large bowl, put the salmon and cucumber.
In a separate bowl, whisk together the horseradish, mustard, sour cream, lemon juice, dill, salt and pepper.
Pour the creamy dressing over the salmon and cucumber, gently tossing as you add to make sure salad is coated evenly.
Test for salt, adding more if needed.
Tear up Romaine lettuce and divide between 4 to 6 cold salad plates.
Top each plate with a scoop of the salmon-cucumber salad.
Garnish with lemon wedges.
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