Smoked Salmon Brunch Board
with Pickled Onions and Dilly Cream Cheese
Spring is just around the corner and what better way to celebrate than with this plentiful brunch board! Complete with smoked salmon, pickled onions, dilly cream cheese and crisp veggies, this fresh and light spread is the perfect shareable meal.
Produced in a facility that processes milk, sesame, eggs, fish, shellfish, crustaceans, mustard, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, soybean and sulphites.
(Contains Seafood/Fruit de Mer, Fish)
White Wine Vinegar
Hard Boiled Egg
(Contains Barley, Rye, Wheat May contain Milk, Sesame, Sulphites)
Not included in your delivery
Before starting, gather all required tools. Peel, halve, then cut half the onion into 1/8-inch slices (whole onion for 4 ppl).Add onions, vinegar, 2 tbsp (4 tbsp) water and 1/2 tbsp (1 tbsp) sugar to a small pot. Season with 1/4 tsp (1/2 tsp) salt. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat. Cook, stirring often, until sugar dissolves, 1-2 min. Remove the pot from heat. Transfer onions, including pickling liquid, to a medium bowl. Place in the fridge to cool, 15 min.
Roughly chop dill.Cut tomato into 1/4-inch slices.Cut cucumber into 1/4-inch rounds.Zest, then juice half the lemon. Cut remaining lemon into wedges. Drain capers.Remove eggs from packaging, then pat dry with paper towels. Halve, then season with salt and pepper.Halve bagels lengthwise.
Add cream cheese, half the sour cream (use all for 4 ppl), half the dill, 2 tsp lemon juice (use all for 4 ppl) and lemon zest to a medium bowl. Season with salt and pepper, then mix with a spatula until smooth. Transfer cream cheese spread to a serving dish, then sprinkle half the remaining dill over top.Place bagels in the toaster. Toast for 2-3 min, until golden-brown. Cut bagels in half crosswise.
Transfer pickled onions to a small serving dish. Place on one corner of a large platter or board.Place cream cheese spread and sliced bagels on the opposite corner.Remove smoked salmon from packaging and pile in the centre.Arrange half the cucumbers and half the tomatoes in a slightly overlapping layer, next to pickled onions. Repeat with remaining cucumbers and remaining tomatoes, next to cream cheese spread. (TIP: We like layering in an arc shape.)Fill in remaining gaps on the board with eggs and lemon wedges. Sprinkle capers and remaining dill over top, as desired.