The guests are on the doorstep and you’ve forgotten the appetiser! If you’ve found yourself in this hostess nightmare, fear not. Our favorite quick fix dip is easy and quick to prepare and no one will ever know you whipped it up in just a few fraught minutes.
This recipe is dip is gluten free. You can also omit the hot sauce to make it family friendly. These ingredients keep well in the refrigerator, so keep them on hand over the festive season and you’ll never be caught short when unexpected guests arrive.
Quick fix smoked salmon dip
You will need
8 ounces softened cream cheese
1/2 cup plain greek yogurt
1 teaspoon prepared horseradish sauce (choose hot or extra hot if you prefer)
5 dashes hot Tabasco sauce (omit for family friendly option)
6 ounces smoked salmon, flaked
2 green onions, finely diced
2 tablespoon dill, finely chopped
juice of 1/2 lemon
Beat together cream cheese and yoghurt until smooth. Then add remaining ingredients and stir until combined. Taste and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper if desired. To serve, transfer the dip to a serving bowl and place on a platter surrounded by your favourite crudités like crisp cucumber sticks, carrot battons, blanched baby asparagus spears. You can also include lightly toasted baguette rounds, grissini breadsticks or even bagel chips.