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Smoked salmon, herb and cream cheese stacks

Published: December 19, 2014 at 2:29 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • makes 24

Everyone loves smoked salmon so it makes a brilliant choice for party food. This really easy, simple canapé layers smoked salmon with creamy mascarpone cheese and zesty lemon and chives.

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal48
fat2.3g
saturates1.2g
carbs4.4g
sugars0g
fibre0.5g
protein2.7g
salt0.44g
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Ingredients

  • 6 tbsp mascarpone
  • 1 tbsp capers, rinsed and drained and chopped
  • 2 tbsp chives, plus extra for decoration
  • 1 lemon, juiced and zested
  • 8 thin slices wholemeal bread
  • 4-6 slices smoked salmon

Method

  • STEP 1

    Mix the mascarpone, capers and chives, lemon zest and enough lemon juice to flavour it, but not enough to make it runny. season really well.

  • STEP 2

    Spread the mascarpone mix over all the bread slices, then cover completely with a layer of salmon. Put one bread slice on top of another, so you have a four separate stacks, each 2 deep (with smoked salmon on top).

  • STEP 3

    Carefully cut each into 6 bite-sized squares with a serrated knife. Dip the ends of the squares in chives and decorate with extra shreds of lemon zest if you like.

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