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This smoked trout schmear is incredibly easy, and very versatile. Obviously, it's great spread on any kind of bread or crackers, but slathered atop a freshly toasted bagel may be its finest expression.

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Recipe Summary

additional:
2 hrs
total:
2 hrs 15 mins
prep:
15 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place crumbled trout and softened cream cheese in a bowl. Add lemon juice, dill, chives, capers, horseradish, black pepper, salt, and cayenne pepper. Mix together with a fork until mixture achieves the chunkiness or creaminess you prefer. Transfer to a ramekin; wrap with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 2 or 3 hours before serving to let flavors develop.n

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Cook's Notes:

The ideal amount of salt, acidity, and heat are very subjective. Equal proportions of cream cheese and smoked trout is a good starting point, but everything else should be added u0022to taste.u0022

Nutrition Facts

214 calories; protein 13.4g; carbohydrates 1.9g; fat 17.1g; cholesterol 97.1mg; sodium 211.7mg. Full Nutrition
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