Wellner Family Salmon Ball

Annual holiday appetizer. Serve with Triscuits®.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
8 hrs 10 mins
8 servings


  • 1 (16 ounce) can red salmon, drained

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 2 teaspoons grated onion

  • 1 teaspoon prepared horseradish

  • 1 teaspoon liquid smoke

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 1 dash Worcestershire sauce

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts, or as needed


  1. Combine salmon, cream cheese, lemon juice, onion, horseradish, liquid smoke, salt, and Worcestershire in a large bowl; beat with an electric mixer until fully incorporated.

  2. Wrap cheese mixture in plastic wrap and form into a ball. Place in the refrigerator for 8 hours to overnight. Roll in chopped walnuts before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

245 Calories
19g Fat
2g Carbs
16g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 245
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 25%
Saturated Fat 8g 38%
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 360mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 16g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 154mg 12%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 232mg 5%

* 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.

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