SMOKED SALMON AND CREAM CHEESE HORS D’OEUVRES
- 8-10 oz. smoked salmon
- package of Boursin (garlic and herb) cream cheese
- 2 tsp. finely chopped red onion
- 2 tsp. finely chopped chives
- 1 tsp. lemon zest
- freshly ground black pepper
- 1 English cucumber cut in 1/2 inch rounds
- small cherry tomatoes
- decorative toothpicks
Cut the smoked salmon into the number of pieces depending on how many spoons and cucumber rounds you want to fix. Arrange the spoons on a round plate or tray, put a flat smaller plate in the center (to hold the cucumbers). Place a piece of smoked salmon on the spoons and on the cucumber.
Divide the Boursin cheese between the smoked salmon spoons and cucumber. Place approx. 1/2 tsp. of the Boursin cheese on top of the smoked salmon. For the cucumbers only, use a decorative toothpick and a cherry tomato and place it on top of the salmon, cream cheese into the cucumber.
Sprinkle the chopped red onion, chives and lemon zest on top of the appetizers. Garnish with a little cracked black pepper. Serves 10 as an appetizer.