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Smoked Trout Pâté with Caperberries

Welcome to my culinary blog! Today, we're preparing a delicious and elegant appetizer: smoked trout pâté with caperberries. This recipe features creamy, flavorful pâté made from smoked trout, complemented by the tangy and briny notes of caperberries. It's perfect for entertaining or as a special treat for yourself.


  • 8 oz smoked trout, skin removed
  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Caperberries, for garnish
  • Crackers or sliced baguette, for serving


  1. In a food processor, combine the smoked trout, cream cheese, mayonnaise, lemon juice, chopped dill, salt, and pepper.
  2. Pulse until the mixture is smooth and well combined, scraping down the sides of the processor as needed.
  3. Taste and adjust seasoning, adding more lemon juice, salt, or pepper if desired.
  4. Transfer the smoked trout pâté to a serving bowl.
  5. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour to allow the flavors to meld.
  6. Before serving, garnish the pâté with caperberries.
  7. Serve chilled with crackers or sliced baguette.

This smoked trout pâté is a wonderful appetizer that's both creamy and flavorful. The smokiness of the trout, combined with the freshness of dill and tangy caperberries, creates a delightful balance of tastes.

The Appeal of Smoked Trout

Smoked trout adds a distinct and delicious flavor to dishes, making it a popular choice for appetizers and salads. Its rich, smoky taste pairs beautifully with creamy textures, making it a versatile ingredient in various recipes.


Enjoy this smoked trout pâté with caperberries as a delightful start to your meal or as a standalone appetizer at your next gathering. It's easy to prepare and guaranteed to impress with its sophisticated flavors. Bon appétit!


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