Photo: Charles Schiller; Styling: Lynn Miller Photo by: Photo: Charles Schiller; Styling: Lynn Miller

Salmon Pâté

Serve homemade salmon pâté with an array of crudités at your next party.

All You DECEMBER 2007

  • Yield: Serves 8
  • Cook time:5 Minutes
  • Prep time:10 Minutes
  • Chill:1 Hour
  • Cost Per Serving:$.76


  • 8 ounces salmon fillet, skin removed
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped chives
  • Assorted crudités


1. Place salmon fillet in pan and just cover with cold water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely on a plate, about 30 minutes.

2. Place salmon in food processor and pulse briefly. Add cream cheese, butter and lemon juice; puree until smooth. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer to a bowl, cover and chill for 30 minutes. (Can be made to this point the day before.)

3. Spoon pâté into piping bag with star nozzle and pipe onto vegetables or crackers; sprinkle with chopped chives. Or spoon it into a serving bowl and serve with crudités.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 456
  • Fat: 18g
  • Saturated fat: 7g
  • Protein: 14g
  • Carbohydrate: 61g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 51mg
  • Sodium: 657mg

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