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Salmon Ball from Richard/Wendy Lee

This is a family favourite and something low carb to take to parties.  I surround the ball with celery sticks
 (for those who are LC) and crackers.
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Ingredient Carb
Grams
Fibre
Grams
Calorie
Count
1 15oz can salmon OR 2 cups cooked, flaked salmon OR (this is 
...what I do) 1cup smoked salmon, flaked and 1/2 can of salmon 
....(large backbones and larger bones removed)
0
0
591.0
16 oz cream cheese room temp.
12.4
0
1584.0
1 tsp. lemon juice
0.4
0
1.3
2 tsp. (or to taste) liquid hickory smoke---OMIT IF using 
....1/2 smoked salmon
0
0
0
1/4 cup minced onion
3.5
0.8
15.2
Black pepper to taste
1.3
0.6
5.4
1/4 cup parsley (fresh or dried)
2.8
1.6
14.4
1/2 cup chopped nuts (assume pecans)
8.3
5.7
411.2
TOTAL
28.7
8.7
2622.5
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Mix lemon, pepper, onion and salmon in food processor until very fine.  Then mix that with your cream
cheese to for a nice paste.  Make into two balls and roll it in the parsley/nut mixture.
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Whole recipe =  28.7 grams of carbohydrate and 2622.5 calories
Per serving (assume 8 appetizer servings) = 3.6 grams of carbohydrate and 327.8 calories
Per serving (subtracting fibre grams) = 2.5 grams of carbohydrate