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Smoked Salmon Napoleon

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  Puff pastry 17 1⁄4 Ounce, defrosted if frozen but still very cold (1 Package)
  Egg 1 , lightly mixed with 1 tablespoon water
  Water 1 Tablespoon
  Dijon mustard 2 Teaspoon
  Soft cheese/Low-fat garden vegetable / herb, such as rondele / boursin, at room temperature 1⁄2 Pound (Regular)
  Cucumber/1 small regular cucumber, peeled and very thinly sliced 1⁄2 , peeled and very thinly sliced (Hothouse Or Seedless)
  Chopped fresh dill/1 tablespoon dried dillweed 2 Tablespoon
  Red onion 1⁄2 , peeled and very thinly sliced
  Thinly sliced smoked salmon 10 Ounce
  Smoked salmon slice 3
  Dill sprig 2

To Bake Pastry: Preheat oven to 350°F.
On a lightly floured board, roll 1 sheet (or half) of pastry into a rectangle about 15 X 12 inches.
Cut rectangle in half lengthwise, making two 15 X 6-inch pieces.
Place on lightly greased baking sheet.
Roll and cut second sheet in same manner.
Place one of the pastry rectangles on a second baking sheet. (Reserve fourth rectangle for another use.) Prick the three sheets with a fork at about 1-inch intervals.
Brush tops with beaten egg, making sure it doesn't drip down the sides.
Bake for 20 minutes, or until golden, rotating if necessary to ensure even browning.
Remove to racks to cool. (Pastry may be covered with foil and held at room temperature overnight, or frozen in an airtight container so they don't get crushed.
Defrost at room temperature and reheat at 400°F.
for 5 to 10 minutes before assembling.) To Assemble: Up to 2 hours before serving, trim pastry to even the edges, if necessary.
Place 1 sheet on a platter.
Spread with a thin layer of mustard (it goes only on this layer) and a third of the cheese. (If the cheese is difficult to spread, warm slightly in the microwave.) Top with half the cucumber slices, overlapping them slightly, sprinkle with half the dill, top with half the onions, and cover with half the salmon.
Place second pastry on top and spread with a third of the cheese.
Repeat layering remaining cucumber, dill, onion, and salmon.
Spread underside of third pastry layer with remaining cheese (this will help it adhere) and place on top of the loaf, cheese side down.
To Garnish: If desired, make smoked salmon roses or cut salmon into flowers with canape cutters.
Arrange with dill sprigs on top of Napoleon.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4007 Calories from Fat 2349

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 262 g403.3%

Saturated Fat 65.8 g329.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 419.6 mg139.9%

Sodium 5703.9 mg237.7%

Total Carbohydrates 238 g79.3%

Dietary Fiber 10.1 g40.6%

Sugars 12.1 g

Protein 170 g340.3%

Vitamin A 113.7% Vitamin C 58.5%

Calcium 53.9% Iron 134.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Smoked Salmon Napoleon Recipe