Salmon Spread With Ricotta Cheese

Using ricotta cheese keeps the fat content in this version of salmon spread at a healthier level.

| March/April 1989

  • salmon spread in wooden bowl
    "Keep it simple" is almost always good advice. As you'll see, salmon spread is simple to make.
    PHOTO: COOK_INSPIRE/FOTOLIA

  • salmon spread in wooden bowl

Look around a little and you’ll find hundreds of recipes for salmon spread. Some include mayonnaise. Some use yogurt. Some call for fish that’s been, smoked, poached, or pickled. It’s such a flexible, versatile food you can use it with almost anything. Here, we’re keeping it simple. Canned salmon paired with onions, lemon juice, dillweed, and low fat ricotta cheese will yield irresistible appetizers.

7 1/2 -ounce can of salmon
1/2 cup ricotta cheese
1 tablespoon minced onion
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/8 - 1/4 teaspoon dillweed
 

Drain the salmon, remove the skin and any bones. Stir all ingredients together, and chill.


See Whey to Go: Eat Low Fat Ricotta Cheese and Yogurt Cheese for more ricotta cheese recipes. 



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