Creamy smoked trout spread on thin whole-grain crackers is a delicious appetizer, but serve it with an array of artfully arranged nibbles--ripe tomatoes, crunchy cucumber slices and red onion--and you have an easy summer dinner. Pack it up and take it outdoors for a weeknight picnic. Serve with a baby arugula salad tossed with olive oil, lemon juice, Parmesan cheese and a generous grinding of pepper.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2011

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Recipe Summary

total:
30 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Finely chop half the onion (about 2 tablespoons); thinly slice the rest. Mash beans in a medium bowl with a fork until they are mostly broken down. Add the chopped onion, trout, cream cheese, lemon juice, horseradish, parsley and pepper; stir well to combine with the beans. Serve the trout spread with a platter of crackers, sliced tomatoes, cucumber and the sliced onion.

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Nutrition Facts

365 calories; protein 16.4g 33% DV; carbohydrates 59g 19% DV; exchange other carbs 4; dietary fiber 12.2g 49% DV; sugars 8.4g; fat 9g 14% DV; saturated fat 3.6g 18% DV; cholesterol 23.2mg 8% DV; vitamin a iu 860.8IU 17% DV; vitamin c 18.6mg 31% DV; folate 77.3mcg 19% DV; calcium 84.7mg 9% DV; iron 2.3mg 13% DV; magnesium 66.7mg 24% DV; potassium 616mg 17% DV; sodium 603mg 24% DV; thiamin 0.2mg 20% DV.