Smoked Salmon Pizza

This makes a wonderful 10 minutes or less party offering or appetizer, as well as a light entree on summer nights. Complement it with a[ simple mixed green salad for supper.]

Total Time:
10 min
5 min
5 min

8 servings, 3 cuts each, as appetizer or party offering

  • 1 (12-inch) prepared thin crust pizza shell, recommended: Boboli brand
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill leaves, chopped or snipped
  • 1/3 pound Nova Scotia smoked salmon, thinly sliced
  • Toppings:
  • 1/4 English cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 red onion, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons capers, drained

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Crisp pizza crust 5 minutes on perforated pizza pan or on oven rack.

While pizza crust is in oven, mix sour cream with lemon juice and dill in a small bowl.

Remove pizza shell from oven and let stand until cool to the touch. You have a pocket of time here to work on other recipes.

On cool, crisp pizza shell, spread the sour cream-dill sauce in an even layer. Evenly distribute sliced smoked salmon, working all the way to the edges.

Top pizza with sliced cucumber, red onion, and capers.

To serve, cut pizza in 1/2. Cut each 1/2 in 1/2 again, 4 cuts across. Turn the pan a 1/4 turn and slice into quarters, making 16 cuts.

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This was a huge hit, with adults AND kids, but heres how I doctored it. To sour cream mixture I whipped in 1 Tbs of cream cheese and granulated garlic with other ingredients. I brushed crust with lemon infused olive oil and baked it for 7-10 min. Once cooled, I spread the sour cream mixture then topped it with pieces of left over cooked salmon from prev nights dinner that was previously marinated in teriyaki. I spread capers and sliced onions (as per recipe), then topped the entire thing with grated Havarti cheese. (I wouldnt have used goat cheese but my husband doesnt like it). Then I sprinkled it with fresh dill from my organic garden. OMG it was so delicious, it was gone in a flash! I gave 5 stars cuz mine was to die for. I imagine it is also good if you follow the recipe, but I use recipes only as a guide, and then do my own creative additions. Read more at: item not reviewed by moderator and published
Needed a quick and easy light supper for drop in guests. They loved it! Added some Old Bay seasoning to the sour cream and also added some cream cheese along with freshly ground pepper. I used a smokey thin crust square pizza shell and it cut into perfect pieces. I know I'll make it again--great appetizers! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This recipe was so fast to make! It would also make a delicious sandwich! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I brought this as an appetizer for a get-together and it was a HIT! I used the Boboli crust as in the recipe, but a homemade pizza would probably make it better. item not reviewed by moderator and published
this was soooo good. i added a couple of tablespoons of cream cheese to the sour cream and it was awesome. i agree, cut before dressing! love it! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Even my children who are peanut butter and jelly fanatics loved this pizza!! So simple, and the ingrediants compliment each other so well. This was the perfect recipe to try capers for the first time. I served it as a meal with a big salad and everyone was crazy about it. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Made this for a Christmas Party with friends, only change was I made it on pocketless pita shells. Perfect make ahead appetizer! item not reviewed by moderator and published
quick and easy. perfect weeknight dinner. item not reviewed by moderator and published
As long as you don't mistakenly use a thick crust instead of the thin the recipe calls for, this appetiser is a surefire hit for anyone who likes smoked salmon. It's easy, you can make it ahead, and it lends itself to variations. I don't like cucumbers so I added halved cherry tomatoes and used chopped red onion instead. I also sprinkled chopped black olives over it. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I love smoked salmon and have had many wonderful versions of smoke salmon pizza...this one is my new favorite! The flavor is wonderful, healthy and the presentation is absolutly beautiful! I cut my pizza into even slices after spreading the sour cream sauce, before adding the toppings. This makes it much easier to cut and less messy. I also added salt and pepper to the sour cream mix for an added kick! Other than that the whole pizza is great! I love Rachel Ray! item not reviewed by moderator and published

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Recipe courtesy of Robert Irvine