This is a simple recipe for a great appetizer for you and your guest. Cream Cheese, Smoked Salmon, sea salt, olive oil, dried chives (optional) and Calabrian Chili Paste (optional) is all it takes to make this.
1 Block Cream Cheese
1 pkg (8 or 12 oz) smoked Salmon
1/8 tsp sea salt
1 tsp olive oil
1 Tbsp dried chives (optional)
1 tsp Calabrian Chili paste (optional)
In a bowl, mix the cream cheese, smoked salmon, dried chives. Add in salt, mix, then add the olive oil.
Add the Calabrian chili paste a little at a time. Mix well and taste. Depending how hot you want the spread will determine how much of the paste you put in. A little goes a long way.
Serve with Ritz crackers of the crackers of your choice. This spread also goes well on bagels and toast.