Herring Apple Spread

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Gail Eischeid
from Bellevue, NE

I tried this recipe as an appetizer, but like it as sandwich spread too! I wanted a unique appetizer for my parents 60th Wedding Anniversary Party. It was a BIG HIT!! :)Enjoy!

serves 6 to 8
prep time 15 Min


  •   16 oz
    pickled herring
  •   1 1/2 c
    sour cream
  •   2 Tbsp
    lemon juice concentrate
  •   1 medium
    onion, white
  •   1 c
    celery stalks
  •   1/2 c
    water chestnuts
  •   1 tsp
    black pepper
  •   2 medium

How To Make

  • 1
    Drain Herring and dice into bite-size pieces. Minced Onion, chopped Celery, Water Chestnuts, and Apples into bite-size pieces. Whip Sour Cream until it stands in soft peaks. Blend Sour Cream with Herring and ingredients. Blend well. Chill before serving. Serve on Lettuce Leaves and/or with crackers, bread.
  • 2
    Makes 6 to 8 servings. COOING TIP: I like to use 1 each of Granny Smith Apple and Roma Apple. This adds color and flavor to the appetizer. Sometimes, I substitute Green Onions for the White Onion.