Tested till perfect Lower-Fat: Sesame Salmon Dip

Lower-Fat: Sesame Salmon Dip

Canned salmon (with bones) combined with yogurt and sesame seeds makes a versatile calcium-rich snack or appetizer. Cut up fresh vegetables for this dip, or use it as a spread on crackers.

By Carol Ferguson

Source: © CanadianLiving.com

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  • Portion size 1-1/2 cups


  • 1 cup 1cup2% plain yogurt
  • 1 can 1can(7-1/2 oz/213 g) salmon
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupgreen oniongreen onions
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupfinely chopped celery
  • 2 2cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp 2tbsptoasted sesame seeds
  • 1 Dash 1Dashhot pepper sauce
  • 1 Pinch 1Pinchsalt
  • 1 Pinch 1Pinchpepper
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Spoon yogurt into paper towel-lined sieve set over bowl; refrigerate for about 8 hours or until thickened and reduced to about 1/2 cup (125 mL).

Drain salmon, discarding skin. In small bowl, mash salmon with bones.

Stir in yogurt, onions, celery, garlic, sesame seeds, hot pepper sauce, salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or up to 24 hours.


Additional information :

Tip: Toast sesame seeds in small skillet over medium beat, stirring, for 3 to 6 minutes or just until golden.


Nutritional Information Per 2 tbsp (25 mL): about

cal 45 pro 4g total fat 2g carb 2g
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