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Salmon Toast

15 Smoked Salmon Recipes

  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 to 6 large toasts or 20 appetizer toasts 1x


Smoked salmon toast is ideal for brunch, easy lunch, or as a party appetizer! This simple idea is a study in contrasts of flavor and texture.


  • 4 to 6 large slices bread (or 20 small crostini or party-size toasts)
  • 1 recipe Whipped Ricotta or Whipped Cottage Cheese*
  • 8 ounces smoked salmon or lox
  • 1/4 red onion, sliced or chopped
  • ¼ cup capers, drained
  • Fresh dill sprigs


  1. Toast the bread or make the crostini.
  2. Make the Whipped Ricotta or Whipped Cottage Cheese, seasoning the cottage cheese with a bit of salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Top each toast with smoked salmon, sliced red onion, and capers. Top with fresh dill sprigs. Add fresh ground black pepper if desired.


*You can also use plain ricotta, seasoned with salt and pepper, goat cheese, or cream cheese as a spread.

  • Category: Lunch or Appetizer
  • Method: No Cook
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Keywords: Smoked salmon recipes