Salmon Mousse Garlic Herb Crostini, Mezze Mix

Salmon Mousse Garlic Herb Crostini, Mezze Mix

Try out this dish which showcases fresh salmon in a casual and easily approachable way. It may seem simple but don’t let that deceive you. This dish comes with a creamy and well flavored salmon mousse to spread on crispy crostinis which are seasoned with olive oil, garlic, fresh chopped herbs, pepper and salt. The mousse contains smoked salmon blended with with cream cheese, mayonnaise, dill, chives, mustard powder, lemon zest, lemon juice, Tabasco, salt and pepper. The crostinis fill the place of a cracker for dipping and spreading.

Serves 6
 8 oz cooked salmon
 4 oz smoked salmon lox
 4 tablespoons cream cheese
 4 tablespoons mayonnaise
 1 teaspoon each dill and chives
 1/2 teaspoon mustard powder
 Zest and juice of one lemon
 A few dashes of tabasco
 Mezze Mix, recipe follows
 Sliced and toasted baguette
Mezze Mix
 1/4 cup castlvetrano olives, chopped
 1/4 cup kalamata olives, chopped
 1/4 cup green olives, chopped
 1 tablespoon capers. chopped
 6 garlic cloves, chopped
 1/2 teaspoon each oregano, thyme, parsley
 1 tablespoon olive oil
 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar

The Mousse
1

In bowl of a food processor combine salmon, salmon lox, cream cheese, mayonnaise, dill, chives, mustard powder, lemon zest and juice and tabasco. Process until smooth. Scrape bowl and spoon into serving dish.

The Mezze
2

In a small bowl combine all ingredients and mix well. Spread mousse on toasted baguette slice and top with a spoonful of Mezze Mix.

Ingredients

Serves 6
 8 oz cooked salmon
 4 oz smoked salmon lox
 4 tablespoons cream cheese
 4 tablespoons mayonnaise
 1 teaspoon each dill and chives
 1/2 teaspoon mustard powder
 Zest and juice of one lemon
 A few dashes of tabasco
 Mezze Mix, recipe follows
 Sliced and toasted baguette
Mezze Mix
 1/4 cup castlvetrano olives, chopped
 1/4 cup kalamata olives, chopped
 1/4 cup green olives, chopped
 1 tablespoon capers. chopped
 6 garlic cloves, chopped
 1/2 teaspoon each oregano, thyme, parsley
 1 tablespoon olive oil
 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar

Directions

The Mousse
1

In bowl of a food processor combine salmon, salmon lox, cream cheese, mayonnaise, dill, chives, mustard powder, lemon zest and juice and tabasco. Process until smooth. Scrape bowl and spoon into serving dish.

The Mezze
2

In a small bowl combine all ingredients and mix well. Spread mousse on toasted baguette slice and top with a spoonful of Mezze Mix.

Salmon Mousse Garlic Herb Crostini, Mezze Mix