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Smoked Salmon Chive Rolls with Dill Lemon Pesto
Smoked Salmon Chive Rolls with Dill Lemon Pesto
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
1 hr

The perfect spring meal all in one bite.  Smoky Salmon and Cream Cheese fill this soft and fluffy chive bread and topped with some Dill Lemon Pesto.  It's spring perfection.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 9 Rolls
Author: Rezel Kealoha
For the Chive Rolls (Recipe Adapted from The Recipe Critic)
  • 2 1/2 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 2 Tablespoon Fresh Chopped Chives
  • 1 Tablespoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Onion Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Pink Himalayan Salt
  • 1 Packet Instant Yeast
  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • 1/2 Cup Milk
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter
  • 1 Egg
For The Filling
  • 1/2 Cup Cream Cheese
  • 2 Tablespoons Smoked Salmon Pieces
Dill Lemon Pesto
  • 1 Bunch Dill Leaves
  • 1/2 Cup Pine Nuts
  • Juice and Zest of One Lemon
  • 1 Clove Garlic Chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Olive Oil
  • Salt and Pepper To Taste
  • More Cream Cheese
  • More Dill
  • Eddible Flowers
  • 1 9 Inch Spring Form Cake Tin
  1. To make the dough follow the Instructions at The Recipe Critic replacing the sweet ingredients with the savory ingredients listed above.

  2. For the filling after you have rolled out the dough spread cream cheese allover the dough and then dot it with smoked salmon.

  3. Roll into a tight ball and cut into 9 equal pieces and arrange on a 9 inch spring form cake tin that has been lined with parchment paper.

  4. Bake following the directions from The Recipe Critic.

  5. While the rolls are baking make the pesto.  Place all the ingredients in a blender and blitz until it's a nice thick paste.  You can loosen more if you want with more oil.  Season to taste with salt and pepper.

  6. To Serve spread some extra cream cheese on the top of the rolls and sprinkle extra dill on top and decorate with edible flowers.  Enjoy!