By having a few ingredients on hand, you can put this appetizer together in no time! Purchase smoked salmon in the package and it will last several months before opening. Purchase a baguette, slice it, and freeze the slices in a freezer bag – it will last for about a month. Capers come jarred and have along shelf life. Cream cheese, red onion, and dill sprigs are all that’s left to buy. This elegant appetizer will get your simple celebration started in minutes!
- Sliced smoked salmon
- Softened cream cheese
- Red onion sliced very thin (optional)
- Dill sprigs (or chives)
Slice the baguette into thin angled slices. Spread a thin layer of cream cheese on each baguette slice. Top with capers (about 6-8 per slice) and red onion. Add a piece of smoked salmon that covers about 3/4 of the bread. Top with a sprig of dill or chives. Place on a pretty platter and serve.