Smoked Salmon Tea Sandwiches

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by abloom69

Another Barefoot Contessa recipe, this one is from The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook.

Top Review by kimberlynewport

Gobble, gobble. Boy, these went fast! Froze the herb butter for future creative uses...

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. For the herb butter, combine all the butter ingredients in a mixer fitted with a paddle attachment. Beat until mixed, but do not whip.
  2. For the sandwiches, have the store slice the bread lengthwise into 1/4 inch -thick slices. (if that isn't possible, you can slice it crosswise with a very sharp knife).
  3. Lay out 8 slices of bread and spread them all with a thin layer of herb butter. Place smoked salmon on 4 of the slices. Top with the other slice of bread, butter side down.
  4. Place the sandwiches on a baking sheet and wrap with plastic wrap. Refrigerate until the butter is very cold.
  5. Place the sandwiches on a cutting board.
  6. With a very sharp knife, cut off crusts, cut each large sandwich in half crosswise, and then cut each half diagonally twice to make a total of 8 small triangles.
  7. If the bread was cut crosswise, follow assembly directions, then cut off crusts, and cut diagonally twice to make 4 small triangles.
  8. Serve chilled.

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