SALMON BAGEL CHIP DIPPERS
20 Minute Meal
1 container (8 oz.) light cream cheese with chives or onions
2 Tablespoons low-fat milk
1/2 teaspoon dill weed
1 can (14.75 oz.) or 2 cans (7.5 oz. each) traditional pack Alaska salmon OR 2 cans or pouches (6 to 7.1 oz. each) skinless, boneless salmon, drained and chunked
1 package (6 oz.) garlic or plain bagel chips
1 cup (4 oz.) shredded light or regular Mozzarella or Monterey Jack cheese
1 cup chopped ripe tomato
1/2 cup sliced green onions
Combine cream cheese, milk and dill weed in a small bowl. Stir 1/2 cup salmon chunks into cream cheese mixture. Arrange bagel chips in a single layer on two 12-inch microwave-safe dinner or serving plates. Randomly drop cream cheese mixture by teaspoonfuls over chips. Top with remaining salmon and shredded cheese. Cook (one plate at a time) in microwave oven 2-3 minutes on HIGH or until cheese melts. Top with tomato and green onions. Serve warm or at room temperature.
Makes 12 appetizers or snack servings.
Nutrients per serving: 222 calories, 11g total fat, 5g saturated fat, 43% of calories from fat, 35mg cholesterol, 15g protein, 19g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, 551mg sodium, 172mg calcium and .7g omega-3 fatty acids.