There are all kinds of compelling reasons to make salmon a regular part of your diet. Not only is this Omega-3 fatty acid-rich fish high in protein but it also contains lots of B vitamins, potassium, selenium and antioxidants. Delicious and versatile, salmon is thought to be instrumental in aiding weight loss and fighting heart disease and inflammation. Best of all, it is widely available and can be prepared in numerous ways.

Making this delicious fish into a smoked salmon tartine sandwich is an excellent way to show off its virtues while simultaneously pleasing your entire family. Because of its texture, your smoked salmon can be combined with your favorite ingredients and spread onto a thick and crusty piece of bread to make the French open face delicacy known as a tartine. Think of it as an upscale tuna salad but with more nutritional benefits, a nuanced and savory flavor and a touch of class. Impress everyone at your table with this nod to Paris that is simultaneously an hommage to the much-celebrated delis of old New York City. The difference is that you don’t need to jet to the Big Apple or stroll the Left Bank in order to enjoy this treat. With just a few minutes of preparation and a willingness to try something new, you can have this smoked salmon tartine at your very own table.

Best of all, it’s a recipe that can evolve with your tastes and quirks. Experiment with different cheeses and various kinds of breads. Go even further out on a limb and sample different types of smoked fish. No matter how you slice it, we’re pretty sure you will enjoy the distinctive flavor of this lox preparation.