Mackerel Spread

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Northern Germany is big on fish! This is a delicious spread that goes well on toasted bread as a starter, and it's so easy!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
3 cups


  • 1 pound smoked mackerel

  • 4 ounces cream cheese

  • ½ cup softened butter

  • 1 lemon, juiced


  1. Remove any skin and bones from the mackerel, and place into the bowl of a food processor. Pulse until no large pieces remain. Add the cream cheese, butter, and lemon juice; process until smooth. Place into a small serving bowl, and refrigerate until firmed, about 2 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

202 Calories
18g Fat
1g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 202
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 9g 43%
Cholesterol 59mg 20%
Sodium 114mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 7mg 36%
Calcium 21mg 2%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 178mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.