Smoked Salmon and Herb Butter

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins

From Ina Garten, this makes a really nice appetizer, with very little work involved!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For the herb butter, combine the butter, garlic, scallions, dill, parsley, juice juice, salt and pepper in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a paddle attachment. Beat until mixed, but do not whip.
  2. To serve, spread some herb butter on a slice of bread and top it with a slice of smoked salmon.
Most Helpful

Wow, is this great. I love smoked salmon and this easy to make treat does not disappoint. I used Smoked Wild Sockeye Salmon, it was awesome with the flavored butter and partisan bread. The salmon was a rich tasting, firm fleshed salmon. Thank you so much for sharing a recipe that has gone into my keeper box. So good, so quick to make, so easy and so very tasty. Made for Culinary Quest - 2014 - Salmon out door Challenge - Suitcase Gourmets.

Baby Kato September 07, 2014

Made as written for your 1st Football Pool win & this is a great variation of what I see as a Scandinavian classic. There is no occasion, meal or snack in Iceland that is not better w/this treat. I used strips of Caraway Rye #475925 by pammyowl that I made for her cookathon, sprinkled the tops w/a little extra dill & added capers (a pers fave). Congrats on your FP win & thx for sharing this recipe w/us.

twissis November 15, 2013

Thanks for posting this, dear co-Unruly :) I enjoyed it very well in memory of this year's world tour although I made it for 1-2-3-summer hits. Used a mix of ghee, canola and olive oil for the butter and some gluten free multi grain bread - so easy and yummy, will make this again! DH claimed the spread to be the best herb butter he's had, so it will be a keeper even without the salmon.

Mia in Germany August 05, 2010