Smoked Salmon & Everything Bagel Cheese Ball

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smoked salmon everything bagel cheese ball

Recipe by Rochelle Palermo

  • Duration
  • Makes 8Servings


  • 8 oz. cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 2 scallions, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp. heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp. chopped fresh dill
  • 2 tsp. lemon zest, plus 1 tbsp. juice
  • 3 oz. smoked salmon, chopped
  • 2 tbsp. drained capers
  • 1 tbsp. toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp. poppy seeds
  • 1/2 tsp. dried minced onion
  • Cocktail pumpernickel bread, toasted and buttered


In bowl, using electric mixer, blend cream cheese, scallions, cream, dill, and lemon zest and juice. Fold in salmon and capers; season. Form into 2 balls; wrap in plastic. Freeze until firm, about 30 minutes. In small bowl, mix seeds and dried onion. Roll cheese balls in seed mixture. Serve with toasts.