Smørrebrød with Horseradish Crème Fraîche

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Fresh and savory, this smoked salmon based dish is great with Dough Sparkling Brut or Sparkling Brut Rosé.

Smørrebrød with Horseradish Crème Fraîche

The Dough Team
A delicious accompaniment with Dough Sparkling Brut or Dough Sparkling Brut Rosé
Course Appetizer
Servings 4


The Horseradish Crème Fraîche

  • 1/2 cup crème fraîche
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

The Smørrebrød

  • 8 slices Danish-style dark rye bread
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted European-style butter softened
  • 8 ounces smoked or cured fish such as sturgeon lox, or trout
  • Salmon roe and/or caviar for garnish

Optional Garnishes

  • Thinly sliced red onion
  • Thinly sliced radishes
  • Dill sprigs
  • Thinly sliced lemon


To make the horseradish crème fraîche:

  • In a small bowl, whisk together the crème fraîche, horseradish, and lemon zest and juice until combined. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.

To assemble the smørrebrød:

  • Spread each slice of bread with softened butter, and mound the smoked or cured fish on top. Garnish with crème fraîche and salmon roe, along with the red onion, radishes, dill, and lemon, if using. Grind a bit of pepper over the top, and serve.
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