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Copycat Whole Foods Smoked Salmon Dip

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Seafood
Keyword dip
Prep Time 3 hours 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 40 minutes
Calories 2334kcal
Author Heather Dessinger

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch fresh dill
  • cup red onion (diced)
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp ground pepper (where to buy organic pepper)
  • 10 to 12 oz wild salmon
  • cups homemade mayo

Instructions

  • Several hours before dinner, cook fillets at 350° F for 10 – 20 minutes depending on thickness. It’s important not to overcook the fillets or the spread will be dry. If they do get a little tough, just add more mayo to the mix.
  • Place cooked fillets in fridge.

To make with a food processor:

  • When the salmon fillets are cool, peel the skin off, break them up and drop them into your food processor.
  • Add the dill, onion, lemon juice, pepper and 3/4 of the mayo.
    salmon dip ingredients on a cutting board
  • Blend until creamy and then taste. Make adjustments as needed (more mayo, lemon juice, etc.)

To make without a food processor:

  • When the salmon fillets are cool, peel the skin off, break them up and drop them into a bowl. Finely mince the dill and onion and add.
  • Add lemon juice, pepper, and 3/4 of the mayo and stir until well-blended.
  • Taste and make adjustments as needed (more mayo, lemon juice, etc.)

Notes

We serve with Whole Foods' Cracked-Pepper Water Crackers or homemade crackers, but just about anything will work. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 2334kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 60g | Fat: 228g | Saturated Fat: 36g | Cholesterol: 274mg | Sodium: 1906mg | Potassium: 1523mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 373IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 3mg