Cucumber Slices With Salmon Mousse

Total Time
20 mins
5 mins

This is one of the simplest make ahead appetizers so easy to make, you can add any filling of your choice to top the cucumber slices, the salmon mousse is very tasty and elegant.

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  1. Score the cucumber skins lengthwise with the tines of a fork; slice them cross-wise 1/2-inch thick, scoop out a small amount making a hole in the centers with a melon baller; sprinkle the cucumber rounds with a small amount of salt; set aside.
  2. In a mini processor or mixer combine the whipping cream and cream cheese, add the lime juice, shallot, dill, salt and pepper to taste. Fold in the smoked salmon.
  3. Just before serving place a mound of mousse in each cucumber round, garnish with dill weed and serve.