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Easy Smoked Salmon Dip

Dip your favorite crackers or veggies into this Easy Smoked Salmon Dip. It’s a crowd-pleasing snack that’s great for a special occasion!
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Author: Michelle Ferrand
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cocktail party, holiday, new years eve
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Chill Time: 1 hour
Makes: 8 servings


  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 4 ounces cold smoked salmon, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons capers, drained and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped dill
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon lemon zest
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • salt to taste


  • Using an electric mixer, beat cream cheese until light and fluffy, about 1 minute. Add sour cream and beat until smooth.
  • Add remaining ingredients and thoroughly stir to combine.
  • Cover and chill for at least one hour.
  • Serve with veggies and crackers.
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Calories: 94kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 224mg | Potassium: 65mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 292IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1mg