Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Smoked Salmon and Avocado Spread


I had something very similar to this during my last trip to aust. It was not taken at any cafe but just something that i grabbed from a 7 eleven outlet and i used that to spread on my breads, potatoes and as a dip for some carrots. It was nice and trying to see what's in there, the label says it has smoked salmon, avocado, cream cheese, chives and a few more that i have already forgotten what they were by the time i wanted to make these at home. So i shall seek help from google again. I see some that add tomatoes relish, that sounds delicious but a little extra work for me, i want something simpler and browsing here and there, i came up with this version of a simple smoked salmon and avocado spread. The one that i had there looks more orangey in colour and a little more creamier, you can add in more cream cheese if you want. It's simple to prepare, put all the ingredients in a food processor, blitz them and they are ready in couple of minutes.



Recipe ( makes one cup)
Ingredients
100gms of smoked salmon, i got 2 slices here
1/4 piece of ripe avocado, peeled
110gm of cream cheese, at room temperature
1 small onion, chopped
1tsp lemon juice
spring onion/chives
some black pepper ( optional)

Method:
Put all of the ingredients in a food processor and process them till they are well mixed. Remove and add in the chives or spring onions and a dash of black pepper if needed.

33 comments:

  1. Looks good and easy to make !!! Very suitable for lazy people like me... hehehe...but I also have to think what I can do with the balance cream cheese when I purchase a block of it...

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  2. Oh my! I love filling this in Croissant.

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  3. Hi Lena, it looks good, looks delicious!
    Congratulations on your images are beautiful.
    Kisses:)

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  4. Hi Lena
    Looks really good! Makes you just wanna keep dipping and spreading. :) Im sure its yummy with veg crudities. By the way I'm shaz (feedingmykidsbetter). I started a new blog so as to include all my fave dishes and not just kids recipes. Will slowly import some of my fave recipes from there too. :) have a great day.
    shazkitchen.blogspot.com

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  5. Oh gosh, this is so good to go with cream cracker or bread~

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  6. yeah, this kind of spread is good to take together with crackers...the texture is rich and just perfect...:)

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  7. I can eat this one like yogurt ooo...

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  8. Simple and good for tea-time! Feel like want to take a bite of your biscuit sandwich! Crunch, crunch, yummmmm...!!! :o)

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  9. I would love to try this!!! I love avocado!! But not salmon. My mum on the other hand, love cheese, salmon and avocado! Let's see if I can win her heart with this! Heeeee (;

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  10. The spread looks good. Can imagine it would pair well with breads.

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  11. This sound so good, creamy and yummy, will be nice on all kind of spread.

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  12. Perfect for my late night snack later.
    I drive over to collect, ok?

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  13. refreshing is the first word that comes to mind. It looks so delicious and fresh! I am a sucker for avocados so this is perfect for our family

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  14. I adore this idea; it fits my recent tastes : ), fish on toasts.

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  15. Oh wow. I love salmon! What an interesting combination, I am very much intrigued!

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  16. Hi Lena,

    What an amazing recipe! Looks very appetizing & I really love your pictures; So beautifully presented too! I like the idea of this fabulous combination between avocado & smoked salmon in this spread! I must try this for aperitif with my friends! :)

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  17. Mmmm....that looks really delicious! I hardly buy smoked salmon. Ate once at a friend's house and got rashes within a few minutes. She bought those small smoked salmon rolls with some type of mousse filling. I think it must be the filling that is the culprit. I should try making my own filling myself one day, Yours looks very simple. I can try that. Thanks very much for sharing. Hope you have a lovely week.

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  18. Simple and delicious ! Great as a breakfast or tea time spread :)

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  19. I am drooling now and hungry too. Send some over to me and Claire...yummmyummm ! Salmon my favorite and avocado....awwww perfect spread for cream crackers! Thanks for sharing this wonderful spread :)

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  20. Hi Lena, wah... such a delicious spread. Ok.. I bring pita bread, can or not?

    Love your presentation, it look lovely.
    Have a nice day,regards.

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  21. I was trying to associate avocado spread with green till I saw cream cheese as one of the ingredients in the spread too :p ....that explains "creamy-white-beige" avocado spread.

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  22. Great idea!I bet this is yummy since avocaso and salmon are a wonderful combination!Kisses,dear!

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  23. Oh yes! this is one of my favourite dip. I like how you put your own twist to it.. I can see this on vege sticks too!

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  24. Oh gosh, I've missed so many of your posts! Sorry dear! So far I've only made hummus dip quite awhile back. Looks like this salmon cream cheese dip is truly worth a try! I bet it's good on toasted bagels too ya?

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  25. joyce@ccooky: the balance cream cheese can make french toast..you can refer to wendy's latest post on may02. Good idea or not?

    sheohyan: yes, yum!

    duxa: thank you for your nice compliments, dear!

    shaz: hi!! how are you? i really thought you have stopped blogging. Thank you so much for informing about your new blog, shall visit you soon!

    yvonne: even nice to eat on its own!

    sherleen: they are good on bread and veggie dip, great!

    mkgirl: me too!

    joyce: you will probably eat this one like oreo, eat the filling first!

    jasmine: i hope when you make it, she will like it!

    anuja: yes!

    sonia: if you want it creamier, then add more cheese, really nice to go with bread.

    wendy: i wait for you..what time?

    jessica: thank you, dear!actually i need to steal more ideas from you, you are just incredible making your own creations each time!

    maureen: hmmm..sounds not bad, huh?

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  26. cathleen: it's rather quick to make this, maybe you can also try making this.

    kit: i hope you will like it. Thank you for your compliments. Me too love each and everyone of your presentations, always so lovely and sweet!

    marymoh: oh, i hope you wont get allergic to these!

    anne: thank you! i even eat it on its own !

    elin: madam, i dont hv to send to you, this one very easy to make la!

    amelia: can! bring some curry chicken and your pumpkin dessert along can or not??

    tigerfish: ha! maybe i shld name this smoked salmon and cream cheese spread!

    lenia: thank you! the inspiration all comes from that spread i had from 7 eleven!

    daphne: thanks, it's good to dip carrots or celery sticks with it.

    bee2: hey, dont hv to say sorry.. you crazy, i really appreciate your visit!!

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  27. Lena:
    Wow, what a nice dip! Dips are very popular here. If you shop in the major supermarket, you can find a wide range to choose from. I like your smoked salmon & avocado dip coz both are my fav! If I make this dip, I will sure eat with homemade bread chips. Very easy. Oven-baked lebanese bread/tortilla for few minutes, then you can have some crispy, healthy homemade chips to eat with this delicious dip! Good choice to make for picnic. Thanks for the idea!

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  28. It looks super fingerlicking! Love it.

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  29. Lena, nice and flavorful spread...like the avocado and smoked salmon...
    Thanks for this recipe and hope you are having a great week :)

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  30. Lena, this sounds perfect, nice job...so funny that you picked it up to go...ready to eat! I think the avocado and chives go good with it. I do the same thing when I eat something that I have not made...take the best of what I like from all the googled recipes! Stunning photos!

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  31. This sounds like the perfect combination...all in one! Would be great to bring to a party!

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  32. Hey lena, I followed the recipe and made tis too. It was awesome! Esp great with bagels =)

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  33. thanks everyone for dropping by here !

    Lala: really glad to hear that, thanks for letting me know!

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