Salami Cream Cheese Roll Ups

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5 from 3 votes
Prep: 6 minutes
Total: 6 minutes

Salami Cream Cheese Roll Ups are great snack to munch on throughout the week or to add to a charcuterie board for a fun get together.

Salami Cream Cheese Roll Ups with green olives on a white plate.

These Salami Roll Ups with Cream cheese are delicious, you won’t believe how easy they are to make. If you make these for your next party, they will be the first appetizer to vanish from the table. If you want even more great appetizer ideas, you will love these.

To learn more about salami, visit the USDA for more information.


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What We Love About This Recipe

When having an impromptu party or planning a fancy affair, it does not have to be difficult or time consuming, adding a few wonderful treats can really bring an event together. Serve with smaller crackers, pretzels or large crackers. A perfect dish for a Christmas or New Year’s eve party.

  • Quick Appetizer: If you are in a pinch, you can whip up these Salami Cream Cheese Roll Ups in under 10 minutes.
  • Easy Ingredients: For this recipe all you will need is salami, cream cheese, and some spices and herbs.
  • Keto-Friendly: These rolls up happen to a be a keto friendly snack.
A plate full of the rollups with some salami roses.

Ingredient Notes

  • Salami: You will need a 12 oz package of pre-sliced salami.
  • Cream Cheese: For this roll ups, you will need plain cream cheese. You can use regular or low fat cream cheese.
  • Chives: Dried chives are best for these rolls up with cream cheese.
  • Onions: For this recipe, you will need dried minced onion.
  • Garlic: I used garlic powder, but you could also dried minced garlic or fresh.
Seasonings, salami and cheese.

Equipment Needed

How to Make Salami Roll Ups with Cream Cheese

These are the basic steps for making Salami Cream Cheese Roll Ups. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions.

Making the spread for the salami, spreading it on and then rolling them up.

STEP 1: MAKE THE CREAM CHEESE SPREAD

In a small bowl, mix together cream cheese, dried onion, chives, garlic, salt, and pepper.

STEP 2: MAKE SALAMI AND CHEESE ROLL UP

Spread some cream cheese on a salami slice in an even layer and then roll up and secure with a toothpick. Put three cream cheese salami rolls onto each toothpick and put an olive on the exposed end.

STEP 3: SERVING

After you have rolled up all of you salami with cream cheese, arrange on a serving plate. Serving with pretzel, crackers, and dill pickles.

Prep and Storage Tips for Salami Cream Cheese Roll

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

If you are to make this ahead of time or to keep on hand as grab and go snack, cover plate with plastic wrap and keep in the fridge for 1-4 days.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

Store salami rolls with cream cheese in the fridge on covered with a large piece of plastic wrap or an airtight container.

Frequently Asked Questions about Roll Ups with Cream Cheese

IS SALAMI A GOOD KETO SNACK?

These salami roll ups with cream cheese are a delicious snack that also happens to be keto friendly.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE PEPPERONI IN PLACE OF SALAMI?

You can also make these roll ups with pepperoni slice.

CAN THIS CREAM CHEESE BITES RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

This recipe can easily be doubled or halved, just increase or decrease ingredients proportionally.

ARE SALAMI ROLL-UPS HEALTHY?

Salami cream cheese roll ups are high-protein, low-carb making them a great snack to eat during the day.

HOW TO MAKE THE SALAMI CREAM CHEESE ROLL UPS LOWER CALORIE?

Try a fat free cream cheese for this recipe or use a low sodium salami to make them more heart healthy.

A closeup on the salami roll.

Expert Tips for Making This Salami and Cheese Platter Recipe

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: This is a great finger food to bring to a party. For a large crowd double ingredients proportionally for these salami cream cheese roll ups.
  • Pickles: If you are not a fan of olives, you can use a gherkin pickle to secure the exposed end of the toothpick.
  • Meat Roll Ups: You can also make these roll ups with other sliced meats such as roast beef, genoa salami, turkey, or ham. Learn how to make salami roses.
  • Quick hack: Use a store bought garlic cream cheese spread or boursin cheese in these roll ups.
  • Different Add Ins: Sprinkle chopped green onions, green peppers pr jalapenos for a little kick to the cream cheese layer and a nice change of pace.

What to Serve with Cream Cheese Salami Roll Ups

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Salami Cream Cheese Roll Ups
5 from 3 votes

Salami Cream Cheese Roll Ups

Yield: 12 Roll Ups
Prep: 6 minutes
Total: 6 minutes
Salami Cream Cheese Roll Ups are great snack to on throughout the week or to add to a charcuterie board. Throw these together in 10 minutes.
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Ingredients

  • 1 package salami slices
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 2 teaspoons dry chives
  • 2 teaspoons dry onion
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Pepper to taste
  • Green olives, optional for garnish
  • Pretzels, optional for serving
  • Toothpicks

Instructions

  • In a bowl mix cream cheese, chives, onion, garlic powder, and pepper until well combined.
  • To make the salami rolls spread the cream cheese mixture on a salami slice and roll up
  • Secure the rolls with a toothpick, 3 per toothpick.
  • If desired, place a green olive on the exposed end of the toothpick.
  • Serve with remaining filling and pretzels.
  • Enjoy!

Expert Tips

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: This is a great finger food to bring to a party. For a large crowd double ingredients proportionally for these salami cream cheese roll ups.
  • Pickles: If you are not a fan of olives, you can use a gherkin pickle to secure the exposed end of the toothpick.
  • Meat Roll Ups: You can also make these roll ups with other sliced meats such as roast beef, turkey, or ham.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 187kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 767mg | Potassium: 165mg | Fiber: 0.3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 815IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1mg
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Course: Appetizers and Dips, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chives, cream cheese, garlic, garlic herb, onion, salami

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