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Smoked Salmon Cucumber Rolls With Cream Cheese

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There’s just something about the combination of fresh dill, capers, cream cheese, and smoked salmon. It’s magic, and it comes together so divinely in this Smoked Salmon Cucumber Rolls recipe.

Cucumbers are the perfect vessel for this creamy delight because they’re refreshing and have a light, complementing flavor. You can make this as a keto snack for yourself or impress your friends and family with it. It’s pretty yet easy to make with very simple ingredients.

It’s a great way to use up leftover salmon from dinner, too. Sometimes, you can switch it up and use canned salmon. Any salmon will do, but of course, the incredible flavor of smoked salmon sets this dish apart.

With only six ingredients, plus salt and pepper, these simple smoked salmon cucumber rolls with cream cheese will become a favorite of yours. Consider it a savory fat bomb with 20g of fat, 8g of protein, and only 3.5g of net carbs per serving.

I bet you’ll find yourself whipping these smoked salmon rolls often!

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What I Love About These Smoked Salmon Cucumber Rolls

First of all, I love how easy they are to make. They are also always a crowd pleaser at any family gathering or party.

And can we talk about that delicious cream cheese filling? Yum!

Smoked Salmon Cucumber Rolls Appetizer

To make these Cucumber Rolls, you’ll need these ingredients:

  • 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 t. lemon zest, preferably organic
  • 2 t. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 T. capers, drained
  • 3 T. fresh dill, chopped
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 1 large seedless cucumber
  • 2 oz. smoked salmon

They pretty much make themself once you get going. You can find long English Cucumbers in any grocery store and this nifty little gadget makes thin, uniform slices a breeze.

How to Prepare Salmon Cucumber Rolls

Any easier than this, you’ll be able to do it with your eyes closed!

  1. In a large bowl, combine the cream cheese with the lemon zest, lemon juice, capers, and fresh dill. Season with salt and black pepper to taste, and stir to combine. Set aside.
  2. Chop the ends from the cucumber and thinly slice lengthwise with a mandoline slicer or a vegetable peeler.
  3. Spread one to two teaspoons of the cream cheese mixture along the length of each cucumber slice, adding an extra bit at the far end to help secure once rolled.
  4. Top with small pieces of smoked salmon and tightly roll the cucumber into a rollup. If necessary, use toothpicks to hold each appetizer together.
  5.  Repeat with the remaining cucumber slices and filling. Serve immediately and enjoy!
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Other Salmon Recipes You Might Like

If you love salmon, here are a few more salmon recipes you might like:

What to Serve Salmon Cucumber Rolls With

You can eat these on their own as a midday snack, bring them along to a party, or add them to your table with other appetizers.

These are really good to be eaten anytime, with anything, to be honest.

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Smoked Salmon Cucumber Rolls With Cream Cheese

A delicious keto appetizer that's pretty and easy to make.
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 228kcal
Author: Iva Ursano

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. cream cheese softened
  • 1 t. lemon zest preferably organic
  • 2 t. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 T. capers drained
  • 3 T. fresh dill chopped
  • Sea salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 large seedless cucumber
  • 2 oz. smoked salmon

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, combine the cream cheese with the lemon zest, lemon juice, capers, and fresh dill. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and stir to combine. Set aside.
    8 oz. cream cheese, 1 t. lemon zest, 2 t. fresh lemon juice, 2 T. capers, 3 T. fresh dill, Sea salt and black pepper
  • Chop the ends from the cucumber and thinly slice lengthwise with a mandoline slicer or a vegetable peeler.
    1 large seedless cucumber
  • Spread one to two teaspoons of the cream cheese mixture along the length of each cucumber slice, adding an extra bit at the far end to help secure once rolled.
  • Top with small pieces of smoked salmon and tightly roll the cucumber into a rollup. If necessary, use toothpicks to hold each appetizer together.
    2 oz. smoked salmon
  •  Repeat with the remaining cucumber slices and filling. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 228kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 410mg | Potassium: 217mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 882IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 0.5mg
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Iva discovered the keto diet back in 2020 and has experimented with it, off and on. She recently took over this site and shares experiences, her knowledge and some yummy recipes. She also runs a women only website Women Blazing Trails.

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