Salmon Appetizer Spread
|Small onion||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped|
|Cream cheese||8 Ounce (1 Package)|
|Shredded cheddar cheese||8 Ounce (2 Cups)|
|Canned salmon||7 3⁄4 Ounce, drained, flaked (1 Can)|
|Chopped parsley||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Liquid red pepper seasoning||1 Dash|
|Thin pumpernickel bread slices||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
1. Microwave the onion and the butter or margarine in a small microwave-safe bowl, covered, on Full Power for 30 to 45 seconds or until the onion is tender.
2. Microwave the cream cheese in a large microwave-safe bowl on Half Power for 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until softened. Stir in the onion-butter mixture, blending well.
3. Add the shredded Cheddar cheese, salmon, 1/4 cup chopped parsley and the liquid-red pepper seasoning, blending well. Shape the mixture into a ball. Wrap in plastic wrap and chill for at least 2 hours.
4. Roll the bottom of the ball in additional chopped parsley, if you wish.