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Smoked Salmon Sandwich with Dill Cream Cheese

Smoked Salmon Sandwich with Dill Cream Cheese

Smoked Salmon Sandwiches with Dill Cream Cheese are an elegant gourmet choice for summer picnics and outings or when it’s just too hot to turn on the stove to cook dinner. With smoked salmon, dill cream cheese, crunchy cucumbers, and peppery arugula, these sandwiches are a little extra special over your ordinary brown-bag lunch.

Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine American
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 540 kcal
Author Tara Leung


  • 4 slices bread
  • 1/3 cup loosely packed roughly chopped dill
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • salt and pepper
  • 4 ounces smoked salmon
  • 1/3 cucumber, thinly sliced
  • handful arugula


  1. Toast bread if desired.

  2. Meanwhile, add dill to a food processor and process until very finely chopped. Cut cream cheese into 4 pieces. Add cream cheese chunks to food processor and continue to process until dill is incorporated. Scrape down sides as needed. Add salt and pepper and process again to mix.

  3. Divide cream cheese between 2 slices of bread and spread over bread.

  4. Lay out smoked salmon over the cream cheese.

  5. Top smoked salmon with cucumber slices and arugula. Top each sandwich with a second piece of bread.