Smoked Salmon Mousse | Slimming World & Weight Watchers Friendly

This Smoked Salmon Mouse is a perfect appetiser for anyone counting calories or following plans like Slimming World or Weight Watchers!

We really like Salmon, no matter how it comes & I probably eat more Salmon than meat each week. The combination of smoked Salmon & cream cheese on bagels is something that I used to enjoy fairly often prior to my weight loss journey & is probably one of the reasons I got so big.

This Smoked Salmon Mousse recipe takes care of those cravings in a jiffy!

Smoked Salmon Mousse | Slimming World & Weight Watchers Friendly

For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb 👍

This is ideal for something to nibble on when you’re sitting in the garden with a drink in hand, you could probably have it on a sandwich, on a cracker, some toast for breakfast or even through some pasta for a quick and easy evening meal! It would also be a perfect addition to a buffet.

Smoked Salmon Mousse | Slimming World & Weight Watchers Friendly

There’s no need to use expensive smoked Salmon, just use the trimmings. It’s all getting whizzed up & will taste the same!

Double up the ingredients if there’s more than 2 of you & it’ll keep in the fridge for 2-3 days. Just make sure to cover well.

What do I need to make this Smoked Salmon Mousse recipe?

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There is no cooking required, and this recipe takes no time at all.

One thing you will need is a food processor. It’s kind of essential although you could probably use a stick blender if you have the patience of a saint!

We love this style of stick blender as it has an electric whisk and food processor attachment making it a space saving winner! You can pick one up on Amazon here.

It’s handy for making all sorts of other recipes, like this Syn Free Hummus!

Smoked Salmon Mousse | Slimming World & Weight Watchers Friendly 

How many calories is this Smoked Salmon Mousse recipe?

 There is only 154 calories per portion of this Smoked Salmon Mousse recipe, so you can indulge without falling off the wagon!

How Slimming World friendly is this Smoked Salmon Mousse recipe?

Philadelphia Lightest Cream Cheese is no longer a Healthy Extra A option on the Slimming World plan.

This makes this recipe 2.5 Syns for the whole lot. When split into 2 portions it’s best to round up to 1.5 Syns each.

Serve with Speed Foods like cucumber, carrots or celery to really boost your weight loss!

How Weight Watchers friendly is this Smoked Salmon Mousse recipe?

This delicious Smoked Salmon Mousse recipe is only 4 Points per portion, making it easy to work into your plan without blowing your allowance!

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Syn Free Smoked Salmon Mousse

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servings 10 minutes



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154kcal 4

Smart Points (Flex/Freestyle)



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  1. Place onion and parsley into your food processor and pulse a couple of seconds until roughly chopped. scrape down the side of the bowl with a spatula
  2. Add in Quark, cream cheese, lemon juice and Tobasco and whizz up on medium for 20 seconds. scrape down the side of the bowl with a spatula
  3. Add the gherkin and smoked salmon and whizz on medium for 30 seconds until a smooth mousse-like consistency is achieved. For a coarser texture, pulse 3-4 times, until desired consistency
  4. Use immediately or for best results chis in the fridge for 30 minutes. Garnish with chopped chives or spring onion before serving

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- Stock cubes
- Soy sauce - substitute with Tamari.
- Worcestershire sauce - substitute with Henderson’s Relish.
- Etc.


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    1. Hi Jayne
      We tried to include a good variety of sweet and savoury taster dishes to cater for everyone! Hope your group enjoy it!

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