Smoked Salmon and Basil Rolls with Creme Fraiche or Sour Cream

Total Time
20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 0 mins

An elegant first course for a sophisticated summer party. Taken from Bon Appetit.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place 1 salmon slice on work surface.
  2. Spread 2 teaspoons creme fraiche over salmon.
  3. Sprinkle with 2 teaspoons chopped basil.
  4. sprinkle with pepper.
  5. Starting at 1 short end, roll up salmon slice, enclosing filling.
  6. Spread 1 teaspoon creme fraiche over top of roll; sprinkle with 1 teaspoon chopped basil.
  7. Cut roll crosswise into 5 slices (keep sliced roll together).
  8. Repeat with remaining salmon, creme fraiche, and chopped basil.
  9. (Can be made 6 hours ahead. Transfer salmon rolls to plate, cover and chill.) Arrange whole basil leaves on platter.
  10. Using small spatula, top each basil leaf with 1 sliced salmon roll, fanning slightly.

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