“Sardines are so good for you but are not a "favorite" among the food groups. This is my attempt to offer you a nice something.”
2 cups

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 (3 3/4 ounce) cans sardines in oil, extra virin olive oil, well drained (King Oscar's)
  • 16 ounces cream cheese, softened, at room temp
  • 1 tablespoon horseradish
  • 2 drops Tabasco sauce (More if needed)
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons grated onions (Less if wanted)
  • 2 tablespoons white wine (optional)
  • 1 pinch black pepper
  • 14-12 cup slivered toasted almond
  • 14-12 cup crushed potato crisps or 14-12 cup crushed seasoned potato chips
  • 3 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped


  1. Lightly brown almonds on a cookie sheet in a hot oven, for about 5 minutes. (About 450ºF).
  2. Beat cream cheese, horseradish, wine(if using), tabasco sauce, lemon juice, black pepper, and grated onions.
  3. Mash sardines and add to cream cheese.
  4. Add potato crisps or seasoned potato chips, slowly, so as to measure consistency.
  5. Also, add almonds, slowly, so as to measure consistency. (Leave out about 1 tablespoon almonds).
  6. Put mixture in heat-proof dish and heat in micorwave or oven until dip is bubbling, at 375ºF for about 7-10 minutes.
  7. Top with reserved browned almonds.
  8. Serve with assorted vegetables, cocktail breads, crackers or Seasoned Party Pitas #146950 by me.
  9. Enjoy!

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