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Creamy Smoked Trout Spread

Makes 1 1/2 cups

Time: 20 minutes. You can't go wrong with good smoked fish, some cream, and fresh herbs. Sunset reader Manuela Rohr whirls them up in a food processor for this quick and delicious appetizer. She suggests serving it on crackers or rye bread.

Creamy Smoked Trout Spread

Photo: Thomas J. Story; Styling: Karen Shinto
 2 smoked trout fillets (8 oz. total), skinned and boned
 1 small shallot, chopped
 1/3 cup crème fraîche or sour cream
 1/2 cup heavy cream
 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Step 1

In a food processor, pulse trout, shallot, crème fraîche, and cream together until smooth. Add dill and pepper, then pulse just to combine. Serve with crackers.

Step 2

Note: Nutritional analysis is per 1/4-cup serving.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Makes 1 1/2 cups

Amount Per Serving
Calories 187Calories from Fat 77
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g25%

Saturated Fat 8.6g43%
Cholesterol 48mg16%
Sodium 385mg17%
Total Carbohydrate 1.4g1%

Dietary Fiber 0.1g1%
Protein 9.6g20%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.