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smoked salmon dip claude monet recipe, with crudites, crackers, and bread
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5 from 6 votes

Smoked Salmon Spread Recipe

recipe by Impressionist Claude Monet, as encouraged to make and share by auction house Christie's
Prep Time10 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: French
Keyword: dips, smoked salmon


  • cups fresh goat cheese room temperature
  • 3 tablespoons half & half
  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh chives
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped lemon peel
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ pound Norwegian smoked salmon slices roughly chopped
  • 1 baguette thinly sliced


  • Place goat cheese, half & half, chives, thyme, lemon peel, and salt in a medium bowl.
  • Using a wooden spoon, mix well. Add salmon and fold in.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl, place on a platter, and surround with baguette slices.
  • Can be prepared one day ahead. Cover and refrigerate. Bring to room temperature before serving.
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