Smoked salmon taramasalata recipe

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Try making our delicious Geek smoked salmon taramasalata recipe for an indulgent dip to add to a mezze platter or as a stand alone starter.

  • healthy
Preparation Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories194 Kcal10%
Fat18 g26%
Saturated Fat11 g55%

This smoky spin on a classic taramasalata is a tasty light lunch with warm pita bread and salad or can be a speedy starter served on bread for unexpected guests. Try leaving off the salmon caviar for the kids if they're not too keen on strong flavours. It will only take you ten minutes to whip this delicious dip and so is an ideal standby recipe!


  • 100g packet smoked salmon
  • 200g carton carton cream cheese
  • 100g Greek yogurt
  • Zest 1 lemon
  • 1tbps creamed horseradish, optional
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • drizzle olive oil to serve
  • Salmon “caviar” to serve, optional 




  1. Place the smoked salmon, cream cheese, yogurt, lemon zest and horseradish (if using) into a food processor and whiz until smooth, then season to taste with black pepper.
  2. Spoon into serving bowl. And serve with some salmon caviar on top, if liked. 
Top Tip for making Smoked salmon taramasalata

Try uing a low fat yogurt for a healthier spin


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