My little girl is getting married next month and I have been playing with ideas to serve at her shower that are healthy versions of her favorites. She loves bagels and cream cheese with salmon, cream cheese and capers…but alas…. the wedding dress fitting. So I came up with this little bite that offers a little veggie with the bagel fixings. Turns out this was a great breakfast appetizer and is great at room temperature too…
Zucchini Canape With Salmon, Cream Cheese & Capers
1 Zucchini grated
2 Tbs flour
3 Tbs grated Parmesan cheese
1 red onion – 1/2 diced raw / 1/2 sautéed
1 Tbs butter
salt & pepper
1/2 cup whipped cream cheese
4 oz cured, smoked salmon
1 Tbs capers
In a cheese cloth or clean dishtowel, squeeze as much liquid as you can out of the grated zucchini.
Mix the flour, zucchini, sautéed onion, egg, cheese and salt & pepper together into a batter. Using a tablespoon, pour the batter into a heated non-stick pan with melted butter and press down lightly to spread and flatten the batter. Cook for about 2 minutes on each side.
Using the Zucchini as mini canapes, spread on some whipped cream cheese, top with smoked salmon, capers and diced red onion. Secure the edges together with a toothpick for easy handling and eat… Delicious!
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9 thoughts on “Zucchini Canape With Salmon, Cream Cheese & Capers”
They look delicious!
I just realized the amazingness of salmon, cream cheese, red onion, and capers during a hotel visit, and am currently obsessed! As soon as I saw this I freaked out! I am totally making these. Thanks a bunch for sharing.
Once again-very creative and perfect combination of ingredients. 🙂
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I also LOVE this idea!! The pancakes are like little zucchini-packed blinis, and the combination of zucchini with the classic smoke salmon fixings sounds delicious. But most of all, I find it so sweet that you’re finding ways to incorporate your daughter’s favourite foods 🙂
She is my little princess no matter how old she gets! They were super yummy too!
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I LOVE this idea. They look absolutely delicious. I’m definitely going to be trying these.
They were the perfect bite if you are trying to avoid a lot of carbs.