Smoked Salmon Dip with Cream Cheese 

A white bowl filled with smoked salmon dip.

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This easy smoked salmon dip is made with hot-smoked salmon, cream cheese, and a blend of onions. Serve it with your favorite crackers for  the perfect quick appetizer for any occasion. 


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  • 4 oz cream cheese (at room temperature)
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 tsp fresh lemon zest
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 4 oz smoked salmon, divided
  • 1/4 thinly sliced green onions (about 2 whole green onions)
  • 1/4 cup red onion, finely diced


Combine cream cheese, mayonnaise, 2 ounces (half) of the smoked salmon, lemon zest, lemon juice, and garlic powder in a medium sized bowl. 

Using a hand mixer, mix everything together until well combined. 

Flake apart remaining 2 ounces of smoked salmon. 

Stir in the remaining salmon, green onions, and red onions until well combined. 

Serve immediately or chill until ready to serve. 

Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.