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Ashley's Nova Scotia & Lox


Here's my take on the classic smoked salmon dish. I hope you enjoy.

Rate this recipe 4.3/5 (34 Votes)


  • 1 pound fresh smoked salmon
  • 1 small bunch fresh dill
  • 1 cup cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 1 thinly sliced red onion
  • 1 thinly sliced tomato
  • 5 slices of your favorite toasted bread
  • 1 teaspoon green all purpose seasoning


Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 15mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

In a small bowl, mix the cream cheese, a tablespoon of minced dill, and the green seasoning. Mix well.

Step 2

Spread the dolled cream cheese mixture on the toasted bread.

Step 3

Add a few of the capers on top the cream cheese (save some for the top)

Step 4

Layer the sliced onion, sliced tomato, and thinly sliced smoked salmon. Top with a few capers and sprigs of fresh dill.

Step 5



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  • 4 slices of bread
  • 4 slices of ham
  • 6 cherry tomatoes
  • Mozzarella cheese
  • Flour
  • Egg yolk
  • Breadcrumbs


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. On a large piece of plastic wrap, press one slice of bread flat with a rolling pin.
  3. Add one slice of ham, cherry tomatoes, and mozzarella cheese.
  4. Take the four corners of the bread, pull them in towards the center, pinch them together so that the bread maintains the shape.
  5. Envelope the bread in the plastic wrap. Gather and twist the ends on top to seal the sandwich dumpling.
  6. Repeat this step with the other slices of bread.
  7. Refrigerate.
  8. Remove the bread balls from the fridge and roll each one in flour, then egg yolk, then breadcrumbs.
  9. Bake for 15 minutes.
  10. Serve alone or with dipping sauces of your choice.

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