GLACIER BAY SANDWICH BITES
20 Minute Meal
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
8 ounces softened OR whipped light cream cheese
1/4 teaspoon pepper blend seasoning
1 Tablespoon lemon or lime juice
16 pieces firm white or pumpernickel bread
1 small cucumber, sliced thin or diced
1 teaspoon dill weed
Fresh dill or parsley sprigs for garnish, if desired
Spread: Blend salmon with cream cheese, pepper, and lemon or lime juice.
Sandwiches: Trim crusts from bread; cut on diagonal into triangles or use large cookie cutters for shapes. Spread about 2 tablespoons of salmon mixture on half the bread triangles (or divide mixture onto all cut shapes for open-faced sandwiches). Top salmon with cucumbers; sprinkle on dill weed. Top triangles with remaining bread. Garnish with fresh dill or parsley sprigs, if desired.
Makes 8 to 16 mini-sandwiches, about 2 cups spread.
Nutrients per serving: 135 calories, 5g total fat, 2g saturated fat, 31% of calories from fat, 21mg cholesterol, 9g protein, 14g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, 386mg sodium, 95mg calcium and .5g omega-3 fatty acids.