Diabetic Cooking

Smoked salmon smörgåsor

Preparation time: 8 minutes.


  • 1/4-inch-thick slice dark rye or pumpernickel bread
  • 1 teaspoon reduced-fat margarine spread
  • 1 ounce low-fat fontina, Havarti, or other Scandinavian cheese
  • 1/2 ounce thinly sliced, chilled smoked salmon
  • Fresh dill sprig


Spread thin layer of margarine on bread. Using a cheese slicer, thinly shave cheese and place on bread. Arrange smoked salmon on cheese and garnish with fresh dill.

Yield: 1 sandwich.

Serving size: 1 sandwich.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 155 calories, Carbohydrates: 11 g, Protein: 12 g, Fat: 6 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Sodium: 638 mg*, Fiber: 1 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 starch, 1 medium-fat meat. Carbohydrate choices: 1.

*This sodium level may exceed the recommendations for a sodium-restricted diet.

This recipe was developed by Sharon Palmer, a registered dietitian and freelance writer in Southern California.