Salmon and Mozzarella

Tasty Salmon Appetizer

Easy and Delectable! Fun Finger Foods.

5 Smoked Salmon Slices (can be bought pre packaged in any store)


  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Pepper
  • Capers
  • 5 Mozzarella Balls (May use Burrata too! See suggested instructions below.)
  • 5 Basil Leaves
  • Toothpicks
  • 5 Cherry Tomato Halves
  • 5 Lettuce Leaves washed, dried and placed onto a plate.


  • 6 ounces of tuna of choice
  • 1/2 celery stick diced
  • 1 Tablespoon almonds crushed
  • 3 Tablespoons  light mayonnaise
  • 1 Tablespoon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried cilantro or 1 teaspoon fresh chopped cilantro
  • Dash of red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano

Combine all ingredients and follow instructions for rolling inside smoked salmon rolls.

Remove Salmon slices carefully from package and place into a bowl and add pepper, capers olive oil. Set aside.
Drain water from Mozzarella lightly season with salt.
Place salmon slice onto a plate and center mozzarella into the middle of salmon. Wrap salmon around mozzarella. Place basil leaf on a tomato half. Secure salmon wrapped mozzarella onto basil leaf and tomato half with a toothpick. Place appetizer onto individual lettuce leaves.

Go to fullsize image Another great appetizer: On a clean plate place 4-5 large lettuce leaves. Then place 4-5 thinly sliced Smoked Salmon Fillets. Lastly, layer with a slice of Burrata.  For presentation: top off each layer with a halved cherry tomato and a 3 leaf basil.