Hot Smoked Salmon Tart

hot smoked salmon tartWhen I went to Seattle a couple of months ago, one of my aunts gave me two beautiful vacuum-packed fillets of hot smoked salmon to bring back with me to Boston.

I remember eating a smoked salmon and cream cheese piroshky at Pike Place (a piroshky is a Russian hand pie) with a really flaky and buttery crust, and I wanted to re-create those flavors. I put together this Hot Smoked Salmon Tart, inspired by the easy Tarte Flambee I made last year. All I needed was frozen puff pastry (one of my favorite short-cuts), a box of low-fat cream cheese, Greek yogurt, hot smoked salmon, some spices and chives.

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