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Smoked Salmon Dip

Smoked Salmon Dip

This is the most moreish of Dips and so easy to make.


  • 125g (4oz) ricotta or cottage cheese
  • 50g (2oz) cream cheese
  • 1 tsp tomato puree
  • 125g (4oz) smoked salmon trimmings, quite coarsely chopped
  • 1 tbls balsamic vinegar
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 large red pepper, roasted, skinned and seeded
  • 2 tbls chopped fresh basil


  1. Put the ricotta or cottage cheese, cream cheese and tomato puree in a food processor and blend until smooth.
  2. Add the salmon, balsamic vinegar and salt with a little freshly ground black pepper to taste.
  3. Blend again until almost smooth, but with a little texture.
  4. Finely dice the red pepper and stir into the salmon mixture with the chopped basil.

To Serve

Serve as a dip with bread sticks or celery or it also makes a great sandwich filling

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