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Smoked Salmon Spread

Smoked Salmon Spread

A flavorful simple appetizer, paired with a medium oaked Chardonnay.
Course Appetizer
Author adapted from "La Vie Rustic" by Georgeanne Brennan


  • 1/4 lb. mild hot smoked salmon
  • 6 tablespoons crème fraîche
  • 1 tablespoon minced basil + for garnish
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • freshly ground pepper


  • Break smoked salmon into pieces.
  • In a medium bowl add all the ingredients and mix together.
  • Put spread into a small ramekin or bowl, garnish with more minced basil or small basil leaves.
  • Serve with sliced baguette or crackers. Can be refrigerated for up to 4 days