Smoked Salmon With Creamy Cucumber Salad

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  • Serves 6
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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 156 calories
    • Calories 40 calories from fat
    • Fat 7 g
    • Sat Fat 3 g
    • Cholesterol 31 mg
    • Sodium 871 mg
    • Protein 15 g
    • Carbohydrate 6 g
    • Sugar 3 g
    • Fiber 1 g
  • June 2006

Ingredients

  1. Check 2 bunches watercress, stems removed
  2. Check 1pound thinly sliced smoked salmon
  3. Check 2teaspoons prepared horseradish
  4. Check 2teaspoons coarse-grain mustard
  5. Check 1/2cup sour cream
  6. Check 1/4cup fresh lemon juice
  7. Check 1/2teaspoon kosher salt
  8. Check 1/4teaspoon black pepper
  9. Check 1/2 hothouse (seedless) cucumber or 1 regular cucumber, quartered lengthwise and thickly sliced
  10. Check 2tablespoons finely chopped fresh dill
  11. Check 1 lemon, cut into wedges (optional)
  12. Check bagel chips or 1 thinly sliced baguette

Directions

  1. Divide the watercress and salmon among 6 plates.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the horseradish, mustard, sour cream, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Transfer half the dressing to a small bowl and set aside.
  3. Add the cucumber to the large bowl and toss. Divide among plates and sprinkle with the dill.
  4. Serve with the reserved dressing, lemon wedges (if desired), and bagel chips or baguette slices.