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    The 25 BEST Smoked Salmon Recipes

    If you’re looking for some great Smoked Salmon Recipes, you’ve come to the right place! Smoked salmon is so versatile, you just have to know how to use it!

    We’ve compiled this great collection of smoked salmon recipes, so you never have to think “what to make with smoked salmon?” again.

    Whether you have cold smoked, which has a raw texture, or hot smoked, which has a cooked texture, you’ll find plenty of smoked salmon recipes here.

    Cook your way through all these delicious and easy smoked salmon recipes, you’re sure to find a new favorite. Have fun…

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    The Best Smoked Salmon Recipes:

    1. Smoked Salmon Flatbread

    This smoked salmon flatbread is going to be one of the fastest dishes you’ve ever made. It has a great combination of flavors: cold smoked salmon, dill infused cream cheese, capers, fresh tomatoes, arugula and a nice squeeze of lemon juice.

    It’s like your bagels and lox taken to the next level!

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    2. Smoked Salmon and Avocado Pizza

    This super flavorful meal is a light alternative to your usual cheese laden pizza. The combinations of flavors blend perfectly in this easy recipe.

    Get the Recipe @ cafedelites

    3. Smoked Salmon Crostini

    This smoked salmon crostini features cream cheese, capers and dill for a great combination of flavors. This is a great looking, yet easy party appetizer.

    Get the Recipe @ cookswellwithothers

    4. Goat Cheese and Smoked Salmon English Muffin

    This might be your new favorite breakfast or snack. Cold smoked salmon, creamy goat cheese and arugula atop a crispy English muffin with a drizzle of olive oil. So simple yet so good.

    Get the Recipe @ cafedelites

    5. Smoked Salmon Quiche

    This quiche is a great make ahead brunch option. Smoked salmon, asparagus and gruyere cheese in a fluffy egg matrix all inside a nice crust.

    Get the Recipe @ recipetineats

    6. Avocado Smoked Salmon Salad

    This salad is a meal in itself. Tons of fresh veggies, smoked salmon and feta cheese with a beautiful Dijon honey vinaigrette. This is perfect when you want both light yet satisfying.

    Get the Recipe @ wholeandheavenlyoven

    7. Smoked Salmon Dip

    This super quick smoked salmon dip is a great party appetizer. All you need is your favorite chips or crackers and everyone will be digging in!

    Get the Recipe @ recipetineats

    8. Smoked Salmon Chowder

    This rich and satisfying chowder has a creamy tomatoey base with potatoes and great seasonings and herbs. This is one comfy cozy bowl of deliciousness!

    Get the Recipe @ littlespicejar

    9. Smoked Salmon Pinwheels

    Another great party appetizer alert! The roll ups are filled with smoked salmon, spinach and cream cheese in spinach wraps. Watch your guests gobble them up!

    Get the Recipe @ ambitiouskitchen

    10. Smoked Salmon Toast

    Make a simple toast loaded with ricotta, smoked salmon, capers and fresh dill. Easy and delicious and can be any time snack or great party appetizer.

    Get the Recipe @ acouplecooks

    11. Smoked Salmon Sandwiches

    Looking for healthy lunch? This is it if you have some smoked salmon lingering in your refrigerator. Make a tall sandwich with cream cheese, avocado , tomatoes, radishes and sprouts with your favorite smoked salmon. This one is full of flavor and very fulfilling.

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

    12. Smoked Salmon Avocado Toast

    Now how about toasted sourdough with layer of creamy avocado, arugula, smoked salmon with poached eggs on top? Yum… great tasty start of the day.


    Get the Recipe @ athousandcrumbs

    13. Smoked Salmon Pasta

    Go beyond sandwiches and small bites with smoked salmon… stir it in your favorite pasta. Any pasta shape with creamy sauce with hints of lemon and fresh dill and flaky, buttery smoked salmon is so delicious.

    Easy dinner, or perfect to take for potlucks or picnics.

    Get the Recipe @ acouplecooks

    14. Smoked Salmon Carpaccio with Fried Capers and Herbs

    Try this Italian classic… Smoked Salmon Carpaccio is a simple dish ideal for summer. Smoked salmon gets marinated in dressing with lemon and shallots, then garnished with fresh dill and capers.

    Serve it on top of crostini or crackers. It’s ideal for summer get togethers.

    Get the Recipe @ thedefineddish

    15. Smoked Salmon Sushi Roll Ups

    Craving some sushi? Make these easy salmon roll ups filled with lemony cream cheese, creamy avocado & fresh cucumber slices. Roll them in everyday bagel seasoning and they are ready to be popped in your mouth.

    Get the Recipe @ kaleforniakravings

    16. Creamy Lemon Orzo with Smoked Salmon

    This orzo dish with smoked salmon is a breeze. Just handful ingredients like asparagus and smoked salmon in a rich lemon mascarpone sauce.

    You’ll have one great testing dinner on the table in no time.

    Get the Recipe @ wholeandheavenlyoven

    17. Smoked Salmon Poke Bowl

    If you love sushi and don’t want to roll it, have it in a bowl. This healthy and tasty sushi bowl is loaded with veggies along with smoked salmon.

    It’s beautifully colorful and a great way to incorporate all the veggie power in one plate.

    Get the Recipe @ thedeliciousplate

    18. Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict 

    There is no Sunday brunch better than Eggs Benedict. And when that Bennie has smoked salmon, it’s like a crowning glory. Treat yourself to this filling, delicious breakfast every now and then.

    Get the Recipe @ theendlessmeal

    19. Smoked Salmon Bagel

    Cream cheese on bagel, along with smoked salmon topped with lemon, dill, and capers is very classic.

    Buy those bagels the next time you see them in your bakery and save them for this simple treat.

    Get the Recipe @ feelgoodfoodie

    20. Bagel and Smoked Salmon Bar

    Looking for some breakfast or brunch board ideas to wow your friends and family? Create this easy bagel and smoked salmon bar, which is so tempting with all the colors and textures.

    Get the Recipe @ halfbakedharvest

    21. Smoked Salmon Crepes

    These crepes have all the flavors of a lox bagel… How cool!!

    Crepes get stuffed with sour cream, smoked salmon, avocado. You can further top them with dill, chives, capers, shallots or hard boiled eggs.

    Treat your family to this amazing breakfast idea with smoked salmon.

    Get the Recipe @ tatyanaseverydayfood

    22. Smoked Salmon Tart

    Another brunch idea with smoked salmon! This tart is made with puff pastry slathered with cream cheese and topped with all the usual toppings that go great with smoked salmon. Yum…

    Get the Recipe @ howsweeteats

    23. Smoked Salmon Pasta Salad

    Ideal for lunches, this pasta salad is a breeze to make. Toss any of your favorite pasta shapes with arugula, peas and asparagus, along with smoked salmon. Dress it all with creamy, tangy yogurt dressing. Great for light summertime lunches.

    Get the Recipe @ oliveandmango

    24. Smoked Salmon Frittata

    Want some different flavors in your regular frittata? Try this delicious breakfast with smoked salmon.

    It’s loaded with flaky smoked salmon along with goat cheese, spinach, avocado. Such a GREAT idea for Sunday breakfast.

    Get the Recipe @ tatyanaseverydayfood

    25. Brown Sugar Lemon Garlic Smoked Salmon

    And now finally, if you have a smoker and are looking forward to smoke your own salmon at home, this is the recipe.

    This Brown Sugar Lemon Garlic Smoked Salmon is pretty easy to make, and is absolutely finger licking delicious.

    Get the Recipe @ livelikeyouarerich

    So there you go, twenty five great smoked salmon recipes for you to try. Don’t they all look delicious? Which ones will make their way into your regular rotation?

    Save or pin this collection of great recipes so you always know where to find it. And be sure to subscribe to GypsyPlate, we’re always cooking up new easy recipes for you!

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    How to Use Smoked Salmon (25 Ways)

    This collection of Smoked Salmon Recipes include great dishes for you to make with both cold and hot smoked salmon. We love this easy flatbread:


    • 1 store bought flatbread
    • 4oz cream cheese, softened
    • 1 tsp fresh dill
    • 1/2 tsp lemon zest
    • 4oz cold smoked salmon
    • 1/2 tomato, sliced
    • 1/2 Tbsp capers
    • Arugula, for garnish
    • Lemon juice


      1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
      2. Bake flatbread 4-6 minutes, until starting to crisp.
      3. Add dill and lemon zest to cream cheese. Mix well.
      4. Spread cream cheese mixture on flatbread. Arrange salmon, tomatoes, capers and arugula on top. Squeeze on lemon juice and serve.

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