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Smoky Salmon Chive Spread

Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Karen Shinto
Total time 15 mins
Yield Makes 2 cups
This light and easy spread combines salmon, nonfat Greek yogurt, chives, and chopped red onion.


  • 2 cans (7.5 oz. each) salmon (preferably Alaskan king or sockeye), well drained
  • 1 container (7 oz.) nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 2 ounces hot-smoked salmon, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion, plus slivers for garnish
  • 3 tablespoons chopped chives
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Kosher salt
  • Seeded crisp lavash or other crackers

Nutrition Information

  • calories 39
  • caloriesfromfat 31 %
  • protein 6.3 g
  • fat 1.4 g
  • satfat 0.1 g
  • carbohydrate 0.9 g
  • fiber 0.1 g
  • sodium 43 mg
  • cholesterol 1.5 mg

How to Make It

  1. Remove bones and skin from salmon; break into chunks. In a medium bowl, mix yogurt, hot-smoked salmon, chopped onion, chives, mustard, and pepper with a fork until well combined. Gently stir in salmon, season to taste with salt, and top with slivered onion. Serve with lavash.

  2. Make ahead: Chill, covered, up to 3 days (you may need to moisten with a bit more yogurt).

  3. Note: Nutritional analysis is per 1 1/2-tbsp. serving.