Smoked Salmon Melba Toasts

3
Total Time
5 min
Prep
5 min
Cook
0 min
Serves
1
Difficulty
Easy
Remember when melba toast screamed “diet food”? Not with our elegant twist. Substitute thinly sliced prosciutto for the smoked salmon if you prefer.

Ingredients

low fat cream cheese

1 Tbsp, or Neufchatel

melba toast(s)

5 slice(s)

cucumber(s)

2 Tbsp, finely chopped, seedless

uncooked red onion(s)

1 Tbsp, chopped, finely chopped

smoked salmon

½ oz, thinly sliced, cut into strips

Instructions

  1. Spread the cheese on the toast rounds. Top with the cucumber, onion, and salmon.

Notes

Smoked salmon is salmon that has been cured through a smoking process in either hot or cool temperatures. Hot-smoking takes from 6 to 12 hours, cold-smoking from 1 day up to 3 weeks. So what’s lox? It’s salmon that has been cold-smoked and cured in brine (sometimes with added sugar).

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