Smoked Trout Pate

This Smoked Trout Pate is a delicious and easy to make appetizer that is perfect for any party or get together. The pate is made with smoked trout, cream cheese, and sour cream, and is flavored with lemon juice, dill, and garlic. It can be served with crackers, bread, or vegetables, and is sure to be a hit with your guests!


  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 pound smoked trout, flaked
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a medium bowl, combine the cream cheese, sour cream, smoked trout, lemon juice, dill, garlic, salt and pepper. Mix well.
  2. Transfer the mixture to a food processor and blend until smooth.
  3. Place the pate in a serving dish and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.

Potential changes & improvements

There are many potential changes and improvements that can be made to this recipe. For example, you could add other herbs or spices to the pate for additional flavor. You could also experiment with different types of fish, such as salmon or tuna. If you want a smoother pate, you could blend the ingredients in a blender instead of a food processor.

What other food it works well with

This Smoked Trout Pate goes well with crackers, bread, or vegetables. It also pairs well with white wine or champagne.

Common Mistakes

One common mistake when making this pate is not blending the ingredients well enough. This can result in a pate that is lumpy and not smooth. Another mistake is not using enough lemon juice, which can result in a pate that is not very flavorful.

Nutritional Information

This recipe makes approximately 2 cups of pate. Each serving (1/4 cup) of pate contains:

  • Calories: 200
  • Fat: 17 g
  • Cholesterol: 55 mg
  • Sodium: 400 mg
  • Carbohydrates: 5 g
  • Protein: 7 g


This recipe contains the following allergens:

  • Fish
  • Dairy

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