Savory Smoked Salmon Cheesecake Appetizer
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Savory cheesecake with smoked salmon, an easy to make appetizer.
Recipe type: Appetiser
Cuisine: American
Serves: 8
  • 14 ounces of cream cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon flour (optional)
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 4 ounces chopped smoked salmon
  • ½ lemon
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill, chopped and extra for garnish
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream (can use extra for garnish as option)
  1. Preheat oven to 475
  2. Saute shallots to sweat them. Set aside.
  3. Whip cream cheese in food processor. Once smooth, add in sour cream, flour, dill shallots.
  4. Add eggs one at a time. If you have a Vitamix, you can add eggs first followed by the rest of the ingredients.
  5. Chop salmon, squeeze lemon on salmon.
  6. Once mixture is smooth, add in chopped salmon and mix thoroughly.
  7. Pour into two six inch pans or one 10 inch pan and bake at 475 for five minutes. Turn heat down to 250 and bake for another 10-15 minutes until set. Cheesecake should be a little jiggly.
  8. Turn oven off, open oven door and allow to rest for 15 minutes.
  9. Cool completely, top with sour cream, garnish with dill, capers and lemon twists.
  10. You can choose to serve warm with crackers, bread toasts or vegetables such as cucumber slices, lettuce leaves.
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